Maren Bretschi is a German patent attorney in the Munich office of Fish & Richardson P.C. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Bretschi was previously a patent attorney for another law firm in Munich, Germany.
Dr. Bretschi earned her doctorate at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) / University of Heidelberg in the department of medical physics in radiology. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the DKFZ in the field of biomedical imaging methods and therapeutic approaches to characterize and treat cancer. Her studies included imaging methods, molecular genetics, cancer biology and contrast agents.
Bretschi M, Merz M, Komljenovic D, Berger MR, Semmler W, Bäuerle T. Cilengitide inhibits metastatic bone colonization in a nude rat model. Oncol Rep Oct 2011; 26(4):843-51.
Bretschi M, Cheng C, Witt H, Dimitrakopoulou-Strauss A, Strauss L, Semmler W, Bäuerle T. Cilengitide affects microenvironment, tumor compartment and vascularization in experimental bone metastases as shown by longitudinal 18F-FDG PET and gene expression analyses. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology Dec 2012; 139(4):573-83.
Bretschi M, Fraenzle A, Merz M, Hillengass J, Semmler W, Bendel R, Bäuerle T. Assessing treatment response of osteolytic lesions by manual volumetry, automatic segmentation and RECIST criteria in experimental bone metastases. Academic Radiology 2014 Jul; 21(9):1177-84.
Fraenzle A, Bretschi M, Bäuerle T, Giske C, Hillengass J, Bendl R. A quantification strategy for missing bone mass in case of osteolytic bone lesions. Med. Phys. Dec 2013; 40(12):123501.
Mühlhausen U, Komljenovic D, Bretschi M, Leotta K, Eisenhut M, Semmler W, Bäuerle T. A novel PET tracer for the imaging of αvβ3 and αvβ5 integrins in experimental breast cancer bone metastases. Contrast Media Mol Imaging Nov-Dec 2011; 6(6):413-20.
Merz M, Seyler L, Bretschi M, Semmler W, Bäuerle T. Diffusion-weighted imaging and dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI of experimental breast cancer bone metastases – A correlation study with histology. European Journal of Radiology 2015 Jan; 84(4):623-30.
Ph.D. magna cum laude, Medical Physics, University of Heidelberg (2011)
M.S., Biological Chemistry , University of Applied Sciences, Mannheim (2007)
- German Patent Attorney
- European Trademark and Design Attorney