Master of Science (Laurea) in Physics
Ph.D. (Cantab) in Physics
Italian Patent Attorney
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Languages: Czech, English, German, Italian
Primary technical specialization in patents and utility models in the fields of physics, opto-electronics and material science as well as mechanical engineering. Specific experience in optics and photo-lithography.
Advice and representation of a broad range of international clients in national and cross border litigation in Europe, with a focus on Germany, Italy as well as proceedings in front of the EPO.
Specific expertise in the area of interim measures served at trade events.
Various scientific publications in the areas of ultra-high-speed spectroscopy and non-crystalline solids.
Regular contributor to seminars relating to patent law in Germany, Italy and Europe, most recently in the field of infringement under the doctrine of equivalence.
Italian IP Attorneys Association - Patents section.
German IP Attorneys Association (Patentanwaltskammer)
EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
Institute of Physics, UK
VPP (German Association of IP Experts)
Studied Physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), Munich, Germany and the University of Florence.
Master’s degree (Laurea) at the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS), Florence, 1999, with a thesis on nonlinear spectroscopy in the infrared medium.
Ph.D. from Clare College, Cambridge, UK, (2000-2004), with a research grant from Saint-Gobain Quartz; thesis on structural relaxation in ultrapure synthetic fused silica glass using Raman spectroscopy.
Post-doctoral research with the Optoelectronics Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge (2003/2004).
With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2004.
German Patent and Trademark Attorney since 2008.
European Patent Attorney since 2008.
Italian Patent Attorney since 2010.