Graduate Engineer (Mechanical Engineering)
German Patent attorney, European Trade Mark Attorney
Degree in mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern 1988-1994. Field: General mechanical engineering
Research assistant at the Chair for Precision Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, 1994 – 2000. Supervision of research projects and development e.g. in the fields of test and measurement equipment, precision mechanics and micromachining; extensive development experience; significant teaching activities.
Doctorate at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern 2010. The dissertation topic was the “Capacitive measurement of bore diameters” and got the predicate “Summa cum laude”.
2000: Establishment of an innovative spin-off company based on the Technical University of Kaiserslautern in the field of capacitive measurement technology and laser measurement technology. Personal promotion with the funded project IUG of the Federal State of Rhineland-Palatinate. Sale of the company in 2008.
He is inventor in more than 10 patent applications.
Experience in the area of intellectual property rights
Activity in the field of intellectual property law since 2008, first at a middle-sized patent law firm and later at a large German patent and law office. Patent Attorney since 2013, patent agent since 2011
- Creation and maintaining patent portfolios (including. drafting of patent applications, assistance in these proceedings, enforcement and defense of intellectual property rights)
- Patent workaround
- Patents in the field of innovation management
- Trademark law, design law
1st prize awarded by business start-ups competition EXTRA! In 2000.
2nd innovation prize awarded from the German Federation of Reinforced Plastics in 2007.
Languages: German, English, French, Portuguese