Dr. Elke Latza

  • Food chemist
  • Patent attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney

Elke Latza has studied food chemistry at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (University of Munich). She gained practical experience in the fields of analysis and evaluation of food, cosmetics and consumer goods during a practical training period of 12 months at the national chemical investigation office in Südbayern. She successfully completed this year with the 2. Staatsexamen (2nd state examination). Her doctoral studies in the area of biotechnological preparation of flavour substances at the institute of food chemistry of the University of Hannover have been realized in cooperation with the Degussa-Hüls AG. Since 1999 Elke Latza works in the field of industrial property rights. In the year 2006 Latza joined the office Habermann IP as a partner. She advises clients in all fields of industrial property rights. She is married and has three children.


German, English


2006 Partner of Habermann IP
2004 Accreditation as European Patent Attorney
2003 Accreditation as German Patent Attorney
1999 until 2003 Training for the qualification as Patent Attorney at the office Hössle Kudlek & Partner, Frank B. Dehn (law firm), the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA – deutsches Patent- und Markenamt), the Federals Patent Court (Bundespatentgericht), and at the District Court (Landgericht) of Düsseldorf
1996 until 1999 PhD at the University of Hannover
1989 until 1994 Studies in food chemistry at the Ludwig-Maximilians-(LMU -University of Munich)