Managing Director & Inventor
Prior to her education as a patent attorney, Lydia Neumann studied biology at the LMU Munich with a focus on molecular biology. Subsequently, she spent several years of practical laboratory work at the Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, UK, and at the Institute of Immunology at the LMU Munich. Lydia Neumann worked successfully for many years as a freelance patent attorney in the field of life sciences and chemistry.
Managing Director & CFO
Harald Dechentreiter holds a Diploma/M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Technical University of Munich and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau. After a career in Management Consulting with Booz-Allen & Hamilton and Cluster Consulting, he became an entrepreneur in the IT sector. Today he is an impact investor in information technology, renewable energy, and life sciences.
Dr. Rolf KALHAMMER
Dr. Kalhammer holds degrees in Medicine (University of Heidelberg) and Chemistry (University Basel). He has more than 25 years of experience in different positions in international pharmaceutical environments including CEO responsibility at biotech start-ups. Dr. Kalhammer holds a proven track record regarding BD deals.
Dr. Barbara LÖSCH
Dr. Barbara Lösch has over 20 years of expertise in the field of immunology. After completing her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the Helmholtz Center Munich, she refocused on immunology. While working at a clinic for adaptive immunotherapy, she habilitated as an assistant professor.
Dr. Utz KADOR
Patent Attorney, LL.M.
Head of IP
Dr. Kador is a European and German patent attorney. His educational background is in the chemical, pharmaceutical, polymer, and chemical engineering fields (Technical Universities of Munich and Vienna). Dr. Kador holds an LL.M. degree in US and Global Business Law (Suffolk University Boston) and in Transnational Commercial Practice (Lazarski University Warsaw). During his long career as a patent attorney, he mainly works for major companies from Europe, United States, Japan, and Korea. Patent prosecution, but especially opposition and appealing proceedings as well as licensing are the areas where he is most engaged.
Director Business Development
Alexandra Kalhammer holds a B.A. in Communication Science from the LMU Munich. Additionally, she recently completed her Master's degree in Business Administration (Consumer Marketing) at the University of Amsterdam. She gained her first experience in an internationally operating biotech company.