Rainer E. Zangs
Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering, German and European Patent Attorney
Languages: English, German
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office, nullity actions and litigation, especially in the area of semiconductor and circuit technologies, telecommunication and medical devices.
Numerous papers presented also as lectures both in Germany and abroad on intellectual property law.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, FICPI.
Studied general electrical engineering at the Technical University of Aachen (RWTH), particularly in the field of telecommunications, computer science, micro-electronics and theoretical electronic engineering, graduating in 1985. Participated in a research project of the Ministry of Research and Technology (BMFT) of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1983 to 1986. Practical experience as an engineer with Philips GmbH in Aachen. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 1987, German Patent Attorney since 1990, European Patent Attorney since 1992. Head of the IT/Business Process Development Division of HOFFMANN EITLE.