Anette Heimann graduated in Physics from Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany in 1984. She has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Ruhr-Universität Bochum. In 1990 she starts working in the area of Intellectual Property at the company Rheinmetall in Düsseldorf and in 1992 she joined the patent department of Akzo Faser AG in Wuppertal.
Anette is European patent attorney and holder of proxy of CPW GmbH. She mainly works in the area of high performance fibers with focus on antiballistic and heat, cut and stab protection and is also experienced in trademark law and in the German Law of Employee Inventions.