Mag. Dr. rer. nat.
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
Philipp Weinzinger is a partner at SONN & PARTNER, representing national and international companies from the biochemistry, chemistry, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors in matters relating to patent and trademark law. He specialises in patent applications, opposition and invalidation proceedings. The main focal points of Philipp Weinzinger’s work are the drafting and granting of patent and utility model applications, ongoing patent portfolio management, drafting expert opinions, and patent infringement proceedings.
In addition to his functions as Austrian and European Patent Attorney and representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office, Philipp Weinzinger is a member of international professional organisations (AIPPI, FICPI, EPI, LES) and an associate member of the Committee for Biotechnological Inventions of the EPI. He is a former full member of the EPI Council and is currently a substitute member. Philipp Weinzinger is an Expert Judge in patent litigation at the Higher Regional Court of Vienna.
Philipp Weinzinger studied chemistry specializing in biochemistry and molecular cell biology, as well as theoretical chemistry and structural biology at the University of Vienna. He is a tutor and course coordinator for on the basic training course for European patent law in Vienna, organised by the international section of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg. In addition, he has experience as tutor for the legal preparation seminar for the European qualifying examination for European Patent Attorneys in Strasbourg, France, organized by CEIPI.