Ph.D., Dipl.-Phys., born 1971
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark Attorney
European Design Attorney
Partner since 2008
Telephone: +49 721 91280-23
Studied Physics at the University of Freiburg and at the University of Massachusetts (USA); Masters degree in Physics (Dipl.-Phys.) from the University of Freiburg in 1998.
Scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg (1999 to 2003); Ph.D. from the University of Constance (2003) in Physics, specialising in the analysis and simulation of highly efficient silicon solar cells.
Areas of expertise: semiconductor technology, optics, metrology, electronics and simulation of electronic components.
Active in the field of industrial property since 2003; Examination as a patent assessor in 2006.
Admission as German Patentanwalt and to the European Trademark Office in 2006; Admission to the European Patent Office in 2008.
Areas of Activity:
All areas of industrial property; attainment, defence and assertion of property rights (patents, utility models, trademarks, design patents); strategic consultation, litigation and related legal disputes.
Primary areas of technological expertise: semiconductor technology, physical metrology, computer-implemented inventions (software), optics, household appliances, drugstore retailing products, landscaping and gardening machinery and tools, and automotive technology.