Chemist ∙ Dr. rer. nat.
German Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
2019 Partner at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2006 – 2018 Partner of a Munich IP law firm
2005 Admission as German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney
2000 – 2001 Bayer AG, Germany
1998 – 1999 Stanford University, USA
1998 Ph.D. at the Max-Planck-Institut in Mülheim
1994 Diploma in chemistry
Christoph Heinemann advises multinationals as well as medium-sized companies on patent and trademark filings and defence stategies. He is highly experienced in worldwide prosecution, drafting patent applications and handling oppositions and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
Christoph did his Ph.D. in organic Chemistry at the Max-Planck-Institut and worked as a PostDoc at Standford University. After two years of research at Bayer AG, he became a Patent Attorney and was partner of a Munich IP firm for 13 years before joining Müller Schupfner & Partner.
- Organic chemistry
- Polymer chemistry
- Steel production
- Genetic engineering
Coordinating patent and trademark examination procedures worldwide; drafting patent applications; patent opposition and appeal proceedings before the German and European Patent Offices; trademark applications; trademark oppositions and invalidity proceedings; infringement proceedings in trademark matters; patent and trademark portfolio management.
- FICPI – Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle
- EPI – European Patent Institute
- ECTA – European Communities Trademark Association
- INTA – International Trademark Association
- AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
- AvH – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
„Investigations of Cascade Cyclizations of Terpenoid Polyalkenes via Radical Cations. A Biomimetic-type Synthesis of 3-Hydroxy-spongian-16-one”
Goeller, F., Heinemann, C., Demuth, M., Synthesis 2001, 1114-1116
„Chiral Recognition for Control of Alkene Geometry in a Transition Metal Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation”
B. M. Trost, C. Heinemann, X. Ariza, S. Weigand, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 8667-8668
„Short Biomimetic Synthesis of a Steroid by Photoinduced Electron Transfer and Remote Asymmetric Induction”
C. Heinemann, M. Demuth, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 4894-4895
„An Asymmetric Induction Principle and Biomimetics with Photons via Electron Transfer”
C. Heinemann, X. Xing, K.-D. Warzecha, P. Ritterskamp, M. Demuth, Pure Appl. Chem. 1998, 70, 2167-2176
„Biomimetic Cascade Cyclizations of Terpenoid Polyalkenes via Photoinduced Electron Transfer. Long-Distance Asymmetric Induction by a Chiral Auxiliary”
C. Heinemann, M. Demuth, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 1129-1130