Jan Winkelnkemper studied biology and neuroscience at University of Bonn and completed his studies with his master thesis in the field of electrophysiology. He received his doctorate in Bonn in 2018 at the Institute of Zoology with a thesis on signal perception and processing of brainstem neurons.
During his Ph.D. he found his personal interests and strength back in IP and started to enthuse with the profession as patent attorney. In early 2019, he decided to start his training in intellectual property law at the law firm of Michalski Hüttermann & Partner.
Jan Winkelnkemper grew up in Bad Münstereifel and speaks German and English as well as reasonable French. Out of the office, he likes doing sports with a special passion for basketball. He likes nature and enjoys mountain biking together with his wife, dog and horse.