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Andrea Rinck

PhD (biotechnology)

Trainee German and European Patent Attorney

Fields of expertise

  • Biotechnology


Andrea Rinck holds a PhD in biotechnology. At Zimmermann & Partner, Andrea is concerned with patent drafting and prosecution, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and the German Federal Patent Court. She advises clients particularly in technical areas such as pharmacology, biotechnology, food science, cosmetics, organic chemistry, medical engineering, and material technology.

Andrea studied biochemistry and molecular biotechnology at the Technical University Munich with a Master’s thesis in the field of structural bioinformatics. During her PhD, she worked on biochemical and computational miRNA target identification. She received scholarships from the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds and the German National Academic Foundation.