Name: Pfaffenzeller, Xia
Firm: Boehmert & Boehmert
Xia Pfaffenzeller is working for Boehmert & Boehmert as a German Patent Attorney and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney in Munich. Her professional work focuses on technical intellectual property rights, especially patents and utility models. She represents her clients in patent prosecution and opposition proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office, in patent invalidation proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court, and in patent infringement proceedings before German Civil Courts. Her technical fields of practice include general physics, electronics, semiconductor, information technology and software inventions. Xia studied physics and obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. She obtained her doctorate degree from the physics department of RWTH Aachen University in Germany. She is also an author of several articles about IPR in China and is fluent in Mandarin, English and German.