Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, German and European Patent Attorney
Languages: German, English
Intellectual property law, in particular patents, utility models and designs in the field of mechanical engineering, opinions on the legal validity and/or infringement of patents and utility models, litigation in patent/utility model infringement cases, prosecuting cases before the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office as well as the Federal Patent Court and Federal Supreme Court. Specific experience in the sectors of façade technology, paper technology, process engineering and materials processing.
Numerous papers on IP subjects presented also as lectures in Germany and abroad.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, FICPI.
Studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich as well as at the Imperial College London with emphasis on materials processing. Ph.D. thesis and numerous publications in the field of physical adsorption. Joined HOFFMANN EITLE in 1994, German Patent Attorney since 1998, European Patent Attorney since 1999.