Dr. Markus Engelhard
Boehmert & Boehmert
Dr. Markus Engelhard studied biology, chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK, and the universities of Frankfurt am Main and Witten-Herdecke (both Germany). After graduation he obtained his PhD from the Department of Biochemistry of the University of Cambridge on the folding and structure of proteins as well as highresolution NMR techniques for structure elucidation. After his PhD he was a postdoctoral worker at the Department of Biochemistry in Cambridge, and was involved in NMR structural research and undergraduate teaching. His interests lie in all intellectual property aspects of biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmacology and biotechnological applications. Markus Engelhard advises international organizations, government agencies, technology transfer agencies, law firms, multinational corporations and small- and medium-sized enterprises on acquiring and enforcing industrial property rights. His clients also include start-ups, universities, academic research establishments and pharmaceutical companies. He has lectured on behalf of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in WIPO’s “Regional Capacity Building Workshops on Patent Drafting” for developing countries and has trained patent agents from nearly 30 countries. He is also lectures regularly on patent law issues both in Germany and abroad, with much of his work focusing on Asia, and in particular on India. The National Law University Delhi (NLUD), India, appointed both to visiting faculty at the beginning of 2014. Markus Engelhard is a member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES), the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI) and the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP).