Herta Thotné Fuchs

Ms. Thotné Fuchs was born in Szombathely, Hungary, in 1968. After successfully completing her university education as a German and Russian teacher at the University of Pécs in Hungary, Ms. Thotné Fuchs worked as a secretary in Düsseldorf, including for Ernst & Young. Since 2003, Ms. Thotné Fuchs has worked in a renowned patent firm in Ratingen where she acquired extensive expertise and experience in key aspects of intellectual property, particularly with online filing and correspondence with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO) and the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA). Ms. Thotné Fuchs has extensive knowledge and experience with the online filing process at the USPTO.


Ms. Thotné Fuchs played a key role in establishing the firm and is responsible for the firm’s accounting, internal infrastructure and administration.


Ms. Thotné Fuchs speaks English, German and Hungarian.



Anke Biermann

Ms. Biermann was born in Essen, Germany, in 1965.


After graduating from secondary business school with an emphasis on business English and business French, Ms. Biermann commenced her practical commercial training with a nationally and internationally active company, which training she successfully completed under the auspices of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce.


Prior to joining THOT PATENT in 2024, Ms. Biermann worked for various small and medium-sized patent law firms in the Rhein-Ruhr area of Germany where, for more than 35 years, she gained extensive experience in all facets of intellectual property law.


Ms. Biermann speaks German, English and French.