Grad. Degrees in Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Patent Attorney, European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney
Education and Career
Degree in mechanical engineering with an emphasis on process engineering, Diploma thesis in the field of power engineering at the University of Bochum (RUB).
Postgraduate academic studies in an industrial engineering graduate program at the University of Bochum (RUB).
A trained German and European patent attorney in an internationally operating patent law firm in Cologne and at the German Patent and Trademark Office. Stays in Madrid (Spanien) and San Francisco (USA).
Since the nineties work experience in the field of intellectual property, especially in 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 mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, medical technology, IT engineering, signal processing, computer software, semiconductor fabrication processes. German and international trade mark law.
German Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, FICPI, LESI, AIPPI, VPP, GRUR, Member of the European Qualification Examination (EQE) Committee III of the European Patent Office.
Head of prosecution and international department
German, English, Spanish