Dr. Dorothea von Renesse


Dr. Dorothea v. Renesse studied Biology at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum majoring in biochemistry, immunology, microbiology and environmental analysis. Dorothea commenced her practice in the field of IP in 1998. She became partner at KSVR in 2001.

Dorothea represents companies from start-up to global market leaders in the field of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, plant protection products and chemical engineering in prosecution, opposition and litigation. She has particular expertise in the field of supplementary protection certificates (SPC). She coordinates SPC filing and prosecution and litigation strategy throughout Europe. She has successfully represented three landmark SPC cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union (“Iodosulfuron” C-229/09, “Clothianidin” C-11/13 and “Isoxadifen” C-11/13). She is a regular speaker at national and international SPC conferences and publishes articles on this subject matter.