Dipl. Chem. Dr. Lorenz Obrecht
German Patent Attorney, European Trademark Attorney


Dr. Lorenz Obrecht studied chemistry at the RWTH Aachen University and graduated in 2009 with his diploma thesis in the field of organic chemistry as a “Diplom-Chemiker”. In the course of his studies, he spent three months at the University of York in England conducting research in the field of theoretical chemistry.

During his doctoral studies at the University of St Andrews in Scotland in the department of Chemistry, he focused on the synthesis of new catalysts based on chemically and biologically modified enzymes and their application in various chemical reactions. The focus of his work was at the interface of organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, biochemistry and related analytics.

He presented his research results at international and national conferences as well as in the form of scientific publications to interested experts.

Dr. Lorenz Obrecht has been working for our firm in the field of intellectual property since 2016. In 2020 Dr. Obrecht received his admission as a German Patent Attorney.

Dr. Obrecht mainly advises and represents international companies in patent matters. In addition to drafting patent applications and managing the examination procedure, his expertise also includes the enforcement and invalidation of intellectual property rights.

His specialisations, in particular, cover the fields of chemistry and biochemistry.