Dr. Jochen Dicker
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney
European Patent Litigator
Partner since 2008
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. 2023 admission as a European Patent Litigator at the Unified Patent Court (UPC).
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.