Nils Kahlcke

Chemist ∙ Ph.D.
German Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court




2023  Admission as Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
2021  Admission as professional representative before the European Patent Office (EPO)
2019  Associate at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2019  Admission as professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
2019  Admission as Patent Attorney
2015  Ph.D. in Chemistry at The University of Auckland, New Zealand
2011  Internship at BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany; Preparation of novel fungicides and pesticides
2011  graduated in chemistry (Dipl. Chem.) at Free University of Berlin, Germany


Nils‘ day-to-day work includes all areas of IP, i.e. patent examination and appeal proceedings, drafting of patent applications, trademark law, employee invention law, licenses and non-disclosure agreements and contracts on cooperation in R&D.

Nils studied chemistry at the Free University of Berlin and at the University of Heidelberg. His doctoral research which he conducted at the University of Auckland / New Zealand concentrated on the development of Novel Divalent and Irreversibly-Binding Ligands for the CB1 Cannabinoid GPCR.

Technical Areas

  • Agrochemicals
  • Polymer chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical compositions
  • Medical technology
  • Chemical system and process technology
  • Graphite
  • SiC ceramics
  • Textile processing technology
  • Foundry engineering
  • 3D printing

Legal Expertise

Supervision of patent applications in examination procedure worldwide, drafting of patent applications, opposition and appeal proceedings before the patent authorities, trademark applications, trademark oppositions


  • FICPIFédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle
  • EPIEuropean Patent Institute


„Divalent Cannabinoid-1 Receptor Ligands: A Linker Attachment Point Survey of SR141716A for Development of High-Affinity CB1R Molecular Probes”
Grant, P., Kahlcke, N., Govindpani, K., Hunter, M., MacDonald, C., Brimble, M., Glass, M., Furkert, D.; Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2019, 29(21), 126644.

„Tricarbonyltechnetium(I) and -rhenium(I) complexes with N′-thiocarbamoylpicolylbenzamidines”
Oehlke, E., Nguyen, H., Kahlcke, N., Deflon, V., Abram, Ulrich; Polyhedron 2012, 40(1), 153 – 158.

„Triflic Acid Catalyzed Reductive Coupling Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds with O-, S-, and N-Nucleophiles”
Gellert, B., Kahlcke, N., Feurer, M., Roth, S.; Chemistry – A European Journal 2011, 17(43), 12203 – 12209.