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Dr. Andreas Pföstl

Austrian Patent Attorney
European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney
UPC Representative / European Patent Litigator
Sworn and Certified Court Expert

E-Mail: pfoestl@kopas.at

Portrait: Dr. Andreas Pföstl


  • Doctoral studies at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna; Dissertation in the field of nanobiotechnology
  • Diploma in Food technology and Biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, and at the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol (UK)

Working Areas

  • Patent drafting and prosecution
  • Patent infringement proceedings
  • Opposition, nullity and cancellation proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate (FTO)
  • Licence agreements
  • Service invention law
  • Utility models
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Preparation of expert opinions

Technical Expertise

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Medical technology

Memberships and Functions

  • Austrian Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
    • EPI Committee on Biotechnological Inventions
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society)
    • International Delegate
    • Auditor