Dipl.-Chem. (Chemistry), German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Manfred Lunz


Reinstatements after accidental loss of rights

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Working languages

German, English


Chemistry at the Technical University of Munich;

law for patent attorneys at the Open University of Hagen

Special fields

Radiochemistry, hydro-, aerial- and soil chemistry, biochemistry, photometry, trace analysis, spectroscopy, environmental analysis, chemical engineering, medical and implant technology, irrigation and drainage technology, packaging technology

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Lunz has successfully handled more than 100 reinstatement proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, as well as the European Patent Office for law firms and service providers. Mr. Lunz has extensive experience in the field of reviving and restoring IP rights that have lapsed accidentally (restitutio in integrum). Furthermore, he supervises and assesses restoration proceedings and, in particularly critical cases, also prepares second opinions with respect to the best way of rescuing inadvertently expired IP rights.