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Claudio Germinario

Adjunct professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

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Adjunct professor at Bologna University since 2020; European Patent Attorney Partner at Società Italiana Brevetti;

Beyond teaching, he spends most of his time providing technical counsel in patent litigation in pharmacy and biotechnology.

Before joining SIB in 2001, he spent over 20 years with the European Patent Office in Munich, first as an examiner, later as a member of the board of appeal for pharmacy.

He is member of several IP associations and professional institutions and has received several international recognitions.

He authored articles on the patentability of biotech inventions, embryonic stem cells, monoclonal antibodies and nanotech inventions. He has published commentaries on European Patent Office judgements, as well as on Italian biotech law. He is frequently invited to lecture on patent issues in the fields of chemistry, biotechnology or nanotechnology.



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