MĀRĪTE ŠĪRAVA, LL.M.
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE |
Mārīte Šīrava is a German and European patent attorney. She works in the area of industrial property rights since 2005. As a graduated computer scientist, with particular expertise in computer-implemented inventions (CII). The technical focus of Mārīte Šīrava is in the fields of communications technology (including standard-relevant matters), software, speech and image analysis, Artificial Intelligence, algorithms, data bases, medical engineering, automation, automotive, control technology, hardware, power engineering, semiconductor technology and bioinformatics. As patent attorney, Mārīte Šīrava handles patent prosecution, invalidity proceedings, appeal proceedings before the Federal Court of Justice, opposition proceedings, appeal proceedings and utility model cancelation proceedings. Her work results comprise successful defense of intellectual property rights before Federal Court of Justice (BGH).
AREAS OF PRACTICE |
patent prosecution before the GPTO and EPO
opposition and appeal proceedings before the GPTO and EPO
patent nullity and infringement lawsuits
opinions on patent infringement and validity
TECHNICAL FIELDS |
Communications technology / software / speech and image analysis / Artificial Intelligence / algorithms / data bases / medical engineering / automation / automotive / control technology / hardware / power engineering / semiconductor technology and bioinformatics
LANGUAGES | German / English / Latvian / French (basic knowledge)