Since August 2009, she has been working as a partner of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT. Ute Kilger is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), and the Licensing Executive Society (LES). Additionally, she is the co-chair of the Global Series Committee of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA). Furthermore, she has a seat on the Supervisory Board of the Deutschen Biotech Innovativ AG.
Ute Kilger is assisting pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as well as academic institutes in all kinds of patent related issues concerning the obtaining and enforcement of property rights, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and licensing agreements. Her counseling is driven by the understanding that a patent strategy has to add value to the company. She manages large patent portfolios in view of the business strategies as well as the cost-benefit analysis. She is involved in patent infringement processes where she is representing her clients in nullity suits up to the German Federal Supreme Court of Justice.
Ute Kilger is a lecturer for the MBA BioMed course “Intellectual Property” at the University of Potsdam, and for the SPARK educational program of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Moreover, she is giving courses in the Charité program. Best Lawyers 2016 is counting her as one of the most important patent attorneys in the field of biotechnology in Germany.