Anke Allwardt

Dr. sc. techn. ETH (Ph.D. in Materials Science)
Diplom-Ingenieurin Werkstoffwissenschaften (equiv. to B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Materials Science)
Dipl. NDS ETH Intellectual Property

Patent Attorney (Switzerland)
European Patent Attorney


Patent applications, patent prosecution, infringement analysis, patent validity analysis, freedom to operate analysis and invalidation of patents, mainly in the technical fields of general mechanics, material sciences, metallurgy, process engineering, physical chemistry and inorganic chemistry

Mediation as out of court settlement procedure of conflicts relating to Intellectual Property

Professional Experience


Patent Attorney in various patent departments of international acting industrial enterprises as well as in private praxis

Academic Education

Postgraduate programme Intellectual Property at ETH Zurich; Degree: Dipl. NDS ETH Intellectual Property

Doctorate at ETH Zurich with a doctoral thesis about: “Analysis with respect to corrosion resistance of Cu-Al-alloys”

Studies of Material Sciences at Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany; Degree: Diplom-Ingenieurin Werkstoffwissenschaften

Professional Memberships

Council member of European Patent Institute (epi) for Liechtenstein
Member of epi Professional Education Committee

LIPAV - Liechtensteinischer Patentanwaltsverband (Liechtenstein Patent Attorneys’ Association)
VESPA - Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte (Association of Freelance European and Swiss Patent Attorneys)
epi - European Patent Institute
Materials Alumni ETH


German, English