Erin Becker

Ph.D., B.Sc., Biology


Portrait Erin Becker

- European Patent Attorney

Dr. Becker is authorized to represent clients before the European Patent Office.

Practice Areas:

Dr. Erin Becker has been active in intellectual property since 2009. She is a European Patent Attorney in the firm's biotechnology and pharmaceuticals practice group. Dr. Becker's scientific background lies in immunology, hematology, cell biology and genetics.

Dr. Becker is involved in patent drafting and prosecution concerning European patents. She is also active in opposition and appeal matters before the European Patent Office.

Education and Professional Experience:

1996 – 2000
B.Sc. in Cell Biology & Genetics from the University of British Columbia, Canada

2000 – 2005
Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of British Columbia, Canada (doctoral thesis on the function of the sialomucins CD34 and CD43 on mast cells and mast cell progenitors)

2006 – 2009
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Stem Cell Research, Helmholtz Zentrum München in Munich (behavioural analysis of single blood stem cells in their niche)
Funded by an Alexander von Humboldt Post-doctoral Research Fellowship and a Marie Curie Post-doctorate Fellowship from the European Union

2009 - 2012
European Patent Attorney Trainee at df-mp

2012 - 2014
European Patent Consultant for df-mp in West Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Since 2015
European Patent Attorney at df-mp

Activities and Publications:

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Erin Becker, Ph.D.
Fünf Höfe
Theatinerstraße 16
80333 Munich
Phone: + 49 89 210 296 0
Fax:+ 49 89 210 296 33