Dipl-Ing. Electrical Engineering
European Patent Attorney
Swiss Patent Attorney
German Patent Assessor
Areas of Practise
Prosecuting and litigating patents in the areas of electrical and mechanical engineering, software and physics. Opposition and appeal proceedings, opinions, patent portfolio management, licensing of intellectual property rights. Advising clients on all areas of intellectual property. Collaboration agreements, confidentiality agreements, software copyright protection.
Career and Experience
Studies of Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich. Admitted as European Patent Attorney since 1999. German Patent Assessor since 2000.
Patent Attorney in the IT industry since 1994: Patent Counsel, Siemens AG, Automotive Electronics division, Patent Portfolio Manager for IBM Corporation, Head of the IP Department, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, and IP Counsel, IBM Research, Europe
Joined E. Blum & Co. AG in 2009.
Kapitel “Patente” in “Unternehmensführung und Recht”, Hrsg: Dürr David, Lardi Mauro, Dike Verlag AG, ISBN 978-3-03751-673-7
|EPI||(Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)|
|ASPATA||(Association of Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys)|
|VESPA||(Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte)|
|AIPPI||(International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)|
|VPP||(Association of Intellectual Property Experts)|
|LES||(Licensing Executives Society)|
|FICPI||(International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)|
|INTA||(International Trademark Association)|