Nikola began working as a patent engineer in a Munich patent law firm in 2005, after obtaining her Diploma in Physics, and qualified as a European Patent Attorney in 2011.
Nikola drafts and prosecutes patent applications before the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office in English and German language. She has significant experience acting on behalf of clients in opposition and appeal proceedings as well as in oral proceedings at all stages of procedure.
Nikola works in a broad range of technical fields from physics to engineering, with a focus on optics, automotive technologies, sealings and coatings, and computer implemented inventions. She further has extensive knowledge in the field of mobile communications and networks, including prosecution and post-grant proceedings of standard-essential patents as well as providing technical advisory in FRAND licensing processes.
She is fluent in German and English.
Dipl.-Phys. (corresponding to MSc in Physics), Technical University of Munich, 2005, with a thesis on Interferometric detection methods for optoacoustic tomography (majors: nonlinear optics, solid state physics)