Matthias Hoffmann


German Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Matthias Hoffmann
Matthias HoffmannMatthias Hoffmann

Phone: +49 (0)341 30 868 300 Telefax: +49 (0)341 30 868 309

Technical Focus:BiochemistryChemistry

Curriculum Vitae:

  • University training in biology at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
  • Diploma thesis (1995) at the Institute for Biochemistry Molecular Biology of the Technical University in Berlin about the elucidation of the function of novel genes in Streptomyces spec.
  • Head of the Microbiology & Fermentation Department at the Institute for Bioanalytics, Environmental Toxicology and Biotechnology Halle GmbH (until 2000)
  • Vice President Legal & Intellectual Property at Probiodrug AG (until 2012)
  • European Patent Attorney (since 2006)
  • Patent Attorney (since 2012), partner at Maikowski & Ninnemann (since 2017)


  • German, European and international patent applications (in particular molecular biology, genetic engineering, biotechnology and chemistry)
  • National and International Trademark Law
  • Litigation of Patents, Utility Models and Trademarks
  • Due Diligence investigations
  • Preparation of License and Cooperation Agreements
  • Counselling in the Employee's Invention Law


  • German
  • English
  • Russian