Technical Focus

Semiconductors, sensors, automotive, elevator and escalator construction, telecommunications, electronic circuit design, high frequency technology, measuring and control technology, mobile communications, software, mechanical engineering

– Studies of Electronic Engineering and Information Technology at    the Technical University of Munich 1987 - 1992
   Degree of Dipl. Ing. (Univ.)
– Legal studies at the University of Hagen, Germany
– European Patent Attorney
– European Trade Mark Attorney
– German Patent Attorney
– Swiss Patent Attorney

Approved before the following Patent Offices and Courts
– European Patent Office (EPO)
– German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA)
– Federal Patent Court in Switzerland (BPatGer) and in Germany    (BPatG)
– Federal Court of Justice (BGH), Karlsruhe, Germany
– Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE)
– World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
– Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)

– 1992 - 2001: In the patent department of Siemens AG
   responsible for research and development and later for
    Then in the Schindler Group head of the patent law department.
– 2001: Firm Foundation

– Institute of Professional Representatives before the European
   Patent Office (epi)
– German Chamber of Patent Attorneys
– Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété
 Intellectuelle (AIPPI)