Dr.-Ing. (Electrical Engineering), Dipl.-Phys., degree in Physics, German and European Patent Attorney
Languages: German, English, French
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office, nullity suits and litigation proceedings, especially in the area of mobile communications, computers and semiconductor technology.
Numerous papers presented also as lectures both in Germany and abroad on intellectual property law.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, FICPI, AIPLA.
Studied physics at the University of Ulm and the Université de Paris VII, emphasis on theoretical physics and solid state physics. Maître en Physique in 1986. Dipl.-Phys. in 1989. Doctoral thesis at the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich, in cooperation with industrial R&D at Siemens AG, on sub-micron transistors. Doctorate awarded in 1994. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 1994, German Patent Attorney since 1998, European Patent Attorney since 1999.