Dr. Cornelia Oetke holds a doctorate in biology and is admitted to practice as a German and European Patent Attorney. She is a member of the Biology/Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals team and a partner at Wallinger Ricker Schlotter Tostmann.
Dr. Oetke's areas of practice include the prosecution of European patent applications and the enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights in opposition and nullity proceedings. A special focus of her work is also the drafting of patent applications and she is happy to advise and assist you competently in building up your patent portfolio. Dr. Oetke also has extensive experience in advising on and filing supplementary protection certificates and in preparing patent infringement, FTO, and validity opinions.
Dr. Oetke has been working in the field of intellectual property for more than 10 years. After working for a renowned, internationally-active Munich patent law firm for many years, she joined the WR team in 2017.
Dr. Oetke specializes in advising and representing clients in the fields of biotechnology, active ingredients (small molecules, proteins) and medical uses, formulations, antibodies, CAR T-cells, biosimilars, vaccines, gene therapy, stem cells, cell culture media and cell culture processes, expression systems, and diagnostic methods.
Dr. Oetke studied at the Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg and completed her diploma thesis and PhD at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg. Following her PhD in 2003, she worked for five years as a post-doctoral researcher in immunology at the University of Dundee in the UK.
Partner at Wallinger Ricker Schlotter Tostmann
Patent Attorney at WR
Patent Attorney at df-mp, Munich
Training as Patent Attorney at df-mp, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the Federal Patent Court
Post-doc in immunology at the University of Dundee, UK
Doctorate at the German Cancer Research Center
Study of biology at the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
Selected scientific publications