PhD, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology (2010)
Diploma in Biology (Genetics, Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Plant Physiology), University of Munich (2006)
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Max-Planck PhD scholarship (2006-2008)
German Research Foundation (DFG) scholarships (2004 and 2005)
Award for the best university entrance diploma in chemistry by the "German Foundation of the Chemical Industry" (1999)
Dr. Matthias Traut is a partner at the firm Peterreins Schley. Prior to joining the firm he was an associate at Fish & Richardson P.C. from 2010 to 2015.
He is a German and European Patent Attorney and holds a PhD in Life Sciences. Over the last years, he has advanced his life sciences background becoming an expert in medical device technology. He has particular expertise in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in various fields of technology, including medical devices, life sciences, biotechnology, diagnostics, genetic engineering, immunology, and molecular biology. Besides his prosecution practice, Mr. Traut focuses on EPO opposition proceedings. He also advises start-ups as well as international companies in all aspects of patent law and provides in-depth patent infringement, patent invalidity, and freedom-to-operate opinions.