LL.M., Doctor of Engineering Science and
graduated in Economic Science,
German Patent Attorney,
European Patent Attorney,
European Trademark Attorney
Study of mechanical engineering (with a major in aeronautics and space technology) at the Technical University of Munich; research work in the field of biomedical engineering;
graduation and doctoral thesis.
Post graduate study of economics and ergonomics at the Technical University of Munich (graduated
equivalent to MBA); post graduate management training at the University of Augsburg (main emphasis: strategic planning).
Legal education and experience:
Active in the fields of industrial property law since 1984; European patent law
training at the University of Strasbourg (France); Harvard mediation
training at WIPO in Geneva (Switzerland); Master of Laws (LL.M.) in the field of
European industrial property law from the University of Hagen (Germany).