1945   Born in Bad Wiessee/Tegernsee
1965   Abitur Gymnasium Tegernsee
1965   Marriage Dr. Hermann Kinkeldey
1966   Daughter Daniela
1967   Son Maximilian
1973   Diploma in Biology at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University (LMU) Munich
1978   PhD Dr. rerum naturalium at the Institute of Genetics at the LMU Munich
1982   German Patentassessor-Examination
1983   European Qualification Examination
1978-1988   Trainee and attorney at Grünecker, Kinkeldey, Stockmaier and Partner
1988-1994   Member of a Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office
1994-2010   Chair of a Technical (Biotech) Board of the European Patent Office
2004-2010   Permanent Member of the Enlarged Board of Appeal
1996-2010   Lecture at ETH Zurich MAS ETH IP "Patenting on life forms"
2010   German Patentanwältin and European Patent Attorney

Participation either as a Member of a Technical Board of Appeal, Chair of the first Biotech-Board of Appeal or Member of the Enlarged Board of Appeal with leading milestone-decisions relating to questions and problems of patentability of life-forms (e.g. Oncomouse, Interferons, HIV, HCV, Monoclonal Antibodies, Plant varieties, Erythropoietin, Tomatoes-Broccoli, Embryonic Stem-Cells)

Lectures and seminars relating to patenting of life-forms

Co-editor and author of the German Patent-Commentary-Book "Benkard-EPÜ"

Arbitrator for the International Chamber of Commerce

Member of a Board of Trustees of the Max-Planck-Institutes for Biochemistry and Neurobiology