Dr. Jochen Dicker

Patent Attorney

Ph.D., Dipl.-Phys.
German Patentanwalt
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney
UPC Representative
Partner since 2008

Technical/Scientific Background:
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.

Legal Background:
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 UPC Representative 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.