Dr. Elmar Leifert (bis 2017)

Graduate Chemist (Dipl.-Chem.), Patent Attorney, European Patent, Trademark & Design Attorney

After studying chemistry in Münster and obtaining his doctorate in biochemistry as the major, with minors in physical chemistry and microbiology, he has been active in the field of industrial property law and worked in a patent law firm in Münster from 1978 until 1980. Thereafter, he continued his career at BASF Coatings GmbH, one of the largest paint manufacturers worldwide, where he assumed management of the patent department in 1984.

Dr. Leifert is co-founder of Leifert & Steffan and was a partner of the same named Gesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts until 2017.