Dr. Victoria Benik was born in 1980 and studied biochemistry at the University of Potsdam and at Lund University (Sweden) with a focus on immunology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and analytical chemistry. She has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2010, initially at an internationally active patent law firm in Berlin. She joined the team of the Düsseldorf Office of König Szynka Tilmann von Renesse in 2015.

Victoria Benik’s particular focus is on complex patent portfolios and on strategically advising young biotech companies with international operations. This includes representation in prosecution and opposition proceedings before the EPO and the boards of appeal. Her technical expertise is in the areas of pharma, immunology, molecular biology, biotechnology and chemistry.