Dr. rer. nat., 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; digital electronics and software, bio-informatics.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, German Association of Patent Attorneys.
Studied at the universities of Cologne and Munich (LMU), doctorate awarded in 1993 from the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, where he also worked part-time in the IT department of his institute. Training as patent attorney in a mid-sized firm with mostly US and Japanese clients, with a focus on printer and semiconductor technology. German Patent Attorney since 1998, European Patent Attorney since 1999. Worked inter alia as an external attorney for Siemens and ABB. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2006.