Heike Röder-Hitschke > Maiwald GmbH > Munich, Germany > Anwaltsprofil

Maiwald GmbH


Since 2005 Heike has been advising and supporting national and international businesses in all areas of intellectual property protection, competition- and IP-related antitrust law, with particular focus on patent law and the law on employee inventions. She also advises on and prepares IP and technology-related contracts. She has many years of experience in coordinating infringement cases (patents, utility models, supplementary protection certificates) and assists in parallel validity proceedings. Her professional activities are mainly focused on the areas of pharma and life sciences as well as engineering. She also has wide-ranging expertise in trademark matters. Heike is a lecturer at the Technical University of Dresden. She regularly holds talks and seminars on patent and licensing contracts as well as on IP-related procedural law.


Certified Specialist Lawyer for Intellectual Property
Representative before the UPC
LL.M. “International Studies in Intellectual Property Law“


since 2019 Counsel at Maiwald
since 2013 Attorney-at-law at Maiwald
2010 – 2013 Attorney-at-law at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
2007 – 2008 Attorney-at-law at Knauthe
2005 – 2010 Attorney-at-law (freelance) at two IP law firms
2004 – 2010 Research assistant at the Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Media Law (IGEWEM) of the TU Dresden
2001 – 2003 Attorney-at-law at GÖRG


German, English, French


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2023 Admitted to practice before the UPC
since 2010 Certified specialist for Intellectual Property Rights
2003 – 2004 Master’s degree in „International Studies in Intellectual Property Law“ (LL.M.) from the TU Dresden with a study stay at the Centre d’Etudes International de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) at the University of Strasbourg
2003 Admitted to the bar
1999 – 2001 Trainee lawyer in Berlin
1993 – 1998 Studied law at the Humboldt University of Berlin


Deutschland > Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz > Patentrecht: Rechtsanwälte: Streitbeilegung

Mit Niederlassungen in Düsseldorf und München zeichnet sich Maiwald GmbH durch eine breite Sektorexpertise aus, die unter anderem die Bereiche Pharma, Chemie und Informationstechnologie umfasst, was nicht zuletzt den sektoriellen Schwerpunkt von Praxisgruppenleiter Marco Stief reflektiert. Unterstützt wird er von Counsel Heike Röder-Hitschke, die neben patentrechtlichen Verletzungsverfahren und parallel laufenden Rechtsbestandsverfahren auch umfangreich im Markenrecht tätig ist. Christian Meyer (Verletzungs- und Rechtsbestandsverfahren) wurde im Oktober 2023 zum Partner ernannt.