Trademarks and Designs

Holger Schimmel

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Ing.


Portrait Holger Schimmel - German Patent Attorney
- European Patent Attorney
- European Trademark Attorney
- European Design Attorney

Dr. Schimmel is authorized to represent clients before the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO), the German Federal Patent Court (FPC), the European Patent Office (EPO) as well as the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Practice Areas:

Dr. Schimmel has been active in the field of intellectual property law since he joined df-mp in 2000. Since 2004, he is a German patent attorney.

Dr. Schimmel is a member of the chemistry practice group of df-mp. He advises German and foreign clients in the field of pharmaceutically active agents and organic synthesis, as well as in polymer chemistry and materials science. His scientific background comprises organic and inorganic chemistry, with an emphasis on chemical kinetics and chemical engineering.

Furthermore, his practice includes the drafting, prosecution and coordination of European and German patent applications, as well as nullity actions before the German Federal Patent Court. Based on this experience, he renders patent validity and infringement opinions.

In addition, Dr. Schimmel is a member of the trademark and design practice group. His practice in this area involves the filing and prosecuting of German and European trademarks, as well as enforcement and defence thereof.

Education and Professional Experience:

1989 – 1996
Studies in Chemistry at the Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany (Diploma thesis in the field of physical-organic chemistry)

1996 – 2000
Ph.D. studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (Ph.D. thesis related to the kinetics of cationic polymerization of styrenes, vinyl ethers and vinyl carbazoles)

2001 – 2004
Patent attorney candidate with df-mp, trainee at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the German Federal Patent Court

Since 2004
Patent attorney at df-mp


back to the team member list back to the top
DEUTSCH | ENGLISH ContactDisclaimerPrivacy


Dr. Holger Schimmel
Fünf Höfe
Theatinerstraße 16
80333 Munich
Phone: + 49 89 210 296 0
Fax:+ 49 89 210 296 33