True greatness consists of being great in the little things.

Dr. Cheng Cheng

Dr. rer. nat., B.Sc., M.Sc. (Pharmacy)
Patent Professional

+49 89 69 39 21-0cheng@pruefer.eu

Professional career

Dr. Cheng Cheng has been working as a patent professional at Prüfer & Partner since March 2018. Dr Cheng Cheng studied and completed her Ph.D. degree under an EU research program in drug discovery at the Graduate School of Life Science of the University of Würzburg (Germany). Prior to her PhD study, she completed her Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow (UK), and a degree of Bachelor of Science (BS) in Pharmacy at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China). During her studies she also worked as a research assistant at the University of Strathclyde and as an internship student at AstraZeneca in Macclesfield in the UK.

Chinese, English, German (basic knowledge)

Specialist areas of activity


  • Dr. Cheng Cheng mainly handles patent prosecution and opposition matters before the European Patent Office.
  • Dr. Cheng Cheng was also involved in patent due dilligence


  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Metabolomics
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology
  • Natural products

Publications and memberships


Cheng C et al., Nat. Prod. Res., 2017 Dec; 31(23), 2818-2823

El-Hossary EM, Cheng C et al., Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2017 Jan; 126, 631-651

Cheng C et al., Tet. Lett., 2016 Sep; 57 (37), 4196-4199

Cheng C et al., Tet. Lett., 2016 June; 57 (25), 2786-2789

Horn H, Cheng C et al., Mar. Genomics., 2015 Dec; 24, 285-287

Abdelmohsen UR, Cheng C et al., Planta Med. 2015 Mar; 81(5), 382-387

Cheng C et al., PLoS ONE, 2015 Sep; 10(9): e0138528

Abdelmohsen UR, Cheng C et al., Mar. Drugs., 2014 Mar; 12 (3), 1220-1244


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