Ph.D. in Engineering, German and European Patent Attorney
Languages: English, French, German
Patent-application proceedings and litigation in the field of mechanical engineering, in particular as regards machine tools, printing technology, traffic engineering, materials technology and geotechnology. Conducting litigation at the courts in Dusseldorf, Mannheim and Munich with regard to patents and utility models for ink-jet printers, wood-working machines, wide-format printers, thermoforming lines for the automotive industry, CNC machining centers, optimization methods for internal combustion engines, formwork technology as well as support structures for solar collectors.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI.
Numerous publications regarding intellectual property law. Lectures on patent law at the Queen Mary University of London.
Studied engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt and as a visiting scholar on an Erasmus grant at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. Research project at Kajima Technical Research Institute in Tokyo. Doctoral thesis at the University of Stuttgart, funded by the German National Research Foundation. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2001. German and European Patent Attorney since 2005.