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You can rely on a team with a wide variety of specialisms to take care of your industrial property rights:



Dr. Anastassios Pischitzis

Dr. Johannes Gierlich



Dr. Anastassios Pischitzis, Dipl.-Biol.


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

European Trade mark and Design Attorney

Representative at the Unified Patent Court (UPC)



Technical specialist areas:

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology and gene technology
  • Molecular biology
  • Life science
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Diagnostics
  • Chemistry
  • Food chemistry


Other specialist areas:
Application procedure, examination, opposition and invalidity proceedings, support in infringement cases, registered design and trademark law, employee invention law, licensing agreement law.



Degree in biology, specializing in biochemistry, genetics and organic chemistry at Cologne University. Thesis at the Institute for Physiological Chemistry II of the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf (thesis title: "Protein Kinase A catalysed phosphorylation of the catalytic subunit of adenylylcylase type I: Possible mechanism for heterologous desensitization").


PhD at the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Berne University and the Berne Inselspital University Clinic, Gastroenterology department (thesis title: "Proteolytic processing of human meprin ß and its regulation in mammalian cells").


Research fellow at the Institute for Pharmacology of Hanover Medical School.

Working in the field of industrial property protection since 2000, firstly in Stuttgart, and subsequently in Frankfurt, since 2006 as a partner at a patent attorney office.



German Chamber of Patent Attorneys, EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office), Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), VPP (Association of Intellectual Property Experts), FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys), Editorial staff of the MITTEILUNGEN DER DEUTSCHEN PATENTANWÄLTE [Announcements of German patent attorneys], House of Pharma & Healthcare (formerly Frankfurt Biotech Alliance), scientific professional associations



English and Greek (fluent)

French (basic)


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