Dipl.-Phys. - Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Studied physics at the Technical University of Munich, focusing on semiconductors, laser technology and sensors.
Diploma project at Daimler-Benz AG on the development of a silicon carbide-based high temperature pressure sensor for a vehicle combustion engine using the piezoresistive effect. Further research and development at Daimler-Benz AG. Development of control and braking systems for rail vehicles at Knorr-Bremse GmbH in Munich.
Trained as a patent attorney and passed the German patent bar examination in 2001. German patent attorney and European Patent and Trademark Attorney since 2002.
Joined Prinz & Partner in 1997.
Preparation of patent and utility model applications in the German and English languages in the areas of mechanical engineering, electronics and physics.
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and European Patent Office.
Supervision of foreign patent grant proceedings, especially in the USA. Invalidity and infringement proceedings.
Strategic advice on applying and enforcing intellectual property rights.
Languages: German, English.
Border and trade fair seizure proceedings against patent infringers.