Dr. Sven Rihm is a German and European patent attorney who focuses on the technical aspects of organic, inorganic, and polymer chemistry. He also has experience in life science, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.Prior to joining Jones Day, Sven practiced at one of Germany's largest law firms and at a small German IP boutique. He has handled numerous oppositions, freedom-to-operate and due diligence analyses, and infringement actions. He has represented clients in oral proceedings before the Opposition Division and the Boards of Appeal at the European Patent Office. He also has represented clients before the German Patent Court, before the German Supreme Court in nullity actions, and in litigation cases before the German Civil Court.