Dr. Andrea Teschemacher

Dr. Andrea Teschemacher

Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Salary Partner

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  • Languages

    German, English
  • Location


Andrea Teschemacher works with a range of clients, including those from major companies, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as academia. In the field of “life science” her practice focuses on worldwide patent drafting and prosecution as well as EPO oppositions and appeals.

Andrea Teschemacher is also conversant with due diligence and freedom-to-operate studies, patent opinions, client counseling and strategic portfolio development. Additionally, she has been very successful in procedures focusing on legal aspects, especially in reinstating and re-establishing clients’ rights before the EPO and the German Patent and Trademark Office.

She has experience in the biological and biochemical arena, particularly at protecting biotech products, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, therapeutic and diagnostic methods, kits and methods for laboratory use, screening techniques and bio-mathematical methods.

Andrea Teschemacher is an established and esteemed tutor at CEIPI Center for International Intellectual Property Studies, University of Strasbourg. She is the author several articles in the field of patent law as well as scientific publications.


  • European Patent Attorney
  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Degree of Dr rer nat: Thesis in the field of Molecular Drug Research at Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, summa cum laude
  • Degree of Dipl. biol.: Thesis in Biochemistry at Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf


  • epi Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office
  • FICPI International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Patentanwaltskammer (Chamber of Patent Attorneys)


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    Molecular Biology
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    Pharmaceutical Chemistry


April 2016

“EPA – T 1841/11 Closest Prior Art”, Co-Autor: Thorsten Brüntjen, IP kompakt No. 4, Bundesanzeiger Publisher, Cologne


“Regarding the Confidentiality of Internet Research”, Co-Autors: Thorsten Brüntjen, Ivo Ruttekolk, GRUR No. 9

May 2010

“EPO: Enlarged Board of Appeal: Decisions G 1/07 und G 2/08 relating to medical methods”, IP kompakt No. 5, Bundesanzeiger Publisher, Cologne

May 2009

“EPO: Most Recent Changes of the Implementing Regulations”, IP kompakt No. 5, Bundesanzeiger Publisher, Cologne

March 2009

“European Patent Office: Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal relating to ‘Language of the Proceedings’”, IP kompakt No. 3, Bundesanzeiger Publisher, Cologne

Speaking Engagements

Munich 2018

Lecture on the Early Certainty Programs of the EPO at the IP seminar “Same same but different“

Zurich 2017

Lecture on the patent situation of CRISPR at the “Emerging-World” symposium in relating to “CRISPR gene editing in animals”