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Dr. Robert Fichter

Director, Dennemeyer & Associates
Patent Attorney (DE), European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry

Area of expertise: chemistry, medical engineering, technology

Active since 1995 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Victoria Friedman

Managing Partner, Attorney at law, Registered U.S. Patent Attorney

Qualifications: Degree in Computer Information Systems; Juris Doctor (U.S. Degree in Law)

Area of expertise: client counseling, procurement and management of intellectual property; patent and trademark preparation and prosecution, opinions of counsel, portfolio strategy, licensing, business transactions, litigation support

Active since 2003 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Russian

Daniel Gurfinkel

Attorney at Law, Registered U.S. Patent Attorney

Qualifications: Degrees in Structural Engineering and Law

Area of expertise: mechanics, electronics, trademark law

Active since 1989 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Spanish

Tomislav Hadzija

Patent and Trademark Attorney (HR), European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Degrees in Law

Area of expertise: patent search, pharmaceuticals, copyright law, anti-counterfeiting, IP contracts

Active since 2005 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, Croatian

Raluca Judele

Head of International Recordals
Head of Patent Department, Director of Dennemeyer & Associates (RO)

Qualifications: Master of Laws (LL.M.) - Business Law

Area of expertise: recordals, commercial and civil law

Active since 2011 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, French, Romanian

Dr. Malte Köllner

Head of Frankfurt Office, Patent Attorney (DE), European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Degree in Physics

Area of expertise: physics, optics, lasers, biotechnology, medical technology, telecommunications, software

Active since 1996 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French

Dr. Christian Köster

Patent Attorney (DE), European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Patent Litigation in Europe (CEIPI), Master of Laws

Area of expertise: chemistry, nutrition, beverages, pharmaceuticals, patent litigation

Active since 2002 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Joanna Kowalewska

Patent and Trademark Attorney (PL), European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Animal Science, Master of Law in IP

Area of expertise: biology, trademark and design law

Active since 1998 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Polish

Dirk Kromm

Patent Attorney (DE), European Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Graduate Physicist

Area of expertise: technical physics, mechanical engineering, electrical technology; automotive, railway, mechanical and electrical industry

Active since 1993 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Thomas L. Lederer

Patent Attorney (DE), European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Studies in Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science; M.Sc. in IT

Area of expertise: IT, telecommunications, traffic engineering, electronics, physics, mechanics

Active since 2007 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Geordie Oldfield

Patent and Trademark Attorney (AU, NZ)

Qualifications: Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Master of Laws, Degree in Science with Honours in Nanotechnology

Area of expertise: chemistry, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, trademark law

Active since 2002 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, French

Manuel Schockmel

Patent Attorney (LU)

Qualifications: Degree in Electrical Engineering

Area of expertise: mechanics, electrical and medical technology, telecommunications, IT

Active since 1985 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French, Luxembourgish

Kazuya Sekiguchi

Patent Attorney (JP), European Patent Attorney

Qualifications: M.Eng. Applied Chemistry, Specific Infringement Lawsuits Counsel in Japan

Area of expertise: chemistry, pharmaceutics, spectroscopics

Active since 2004 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Japanese

Marco Smit

Patent Attorney (NL), European Patent Attorney

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Physics, M.Sc. in Business Administration

Area of expertise: physics, telecommunications, software

Active since 2009 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, Spanish, Dutch

Stéphane Speich

Patent Attorney (FR, BE, LU), European Patent Attorney, Trademark and Design Attorney (EM, BX, FR), Patent Assessor (DE)

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Patent Litigation in Europe Certificate (CEIPI), Treasurer, AIPPI (LU)

Area of expertise: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, pharmaceuticals, mechanics, nutrition, food, trademark and design law, copyright

Active since 1999 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French

Claudio Szabas

Director (BR)
Patent Attorney (Industrial Property Agent)

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Industrial Controls and Electronic Engineering

Area of expertise: industrial controls, environmental engineering, mechanics, physics, software, medical devices

Active since 1990 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

Dr. Thomas Viehmann

Patent engineer (DE)

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Physics

Area of expertise: patent search, physics, inorganic chemistry, software

Active since 2011 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

John Walker

Director (AU)
Patent & Trademark Attorney (AU, NZ)

Qualifications: M.Sc. in Engineering Science, Bachelor of Economics, Masters in Intellectual Property Law

Area of expertise: energy technology, environmental and materials engineering

Active since 1981 in the area of IP.

Languages: English

Dr. Sebastian Walkiewicz

Patent and Trademark Attorney (PL)
European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Ph. D. in Chemistry, Postgraduate diploma in Industrial Property Law

Area of expertise: chemistry, pharmacy, mechanics, patent prosecution and litigation

Active since 2003 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Polish

Trademarks and Designs

Kristina Breunig

Rechtsanwältin (DE) / Lawyer (DE)

Qualifications: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Comparative law (California Western School of Law, USA)

Area of expertise: trademark, copyright and licensing law, unfair competition, media law, dispute resolution, extrajudicial settlements, claims recovery

Active since 2012 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Dr. Richard Brunner

Head of Trademark Department
Rechtsanwalt (DE) / Lawyer (DE)

Qualifications: Degree in Law, Ph.D. in Law, Executive MBA

Area of expertise: trademark law, copyright law, commercial and corporate law

Active since 2001 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French

Anna Falter

Head of Trademarks Germany
Rechtsanwältin (DE) / Lawyer (DE)

Qualifications: Degree in Law

Area of expertise: trademark law, copyright law, designs

Active since 2009 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Anca Gheorghiu

Head of Trademarks Romania
Director of Dennemeyer IP Solutions Romania

Qualifications: Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Area of expertise: commercial law, civil law, international recordals, trademark law

Active since 2010 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Romanian

Geraldine Ionus

Trademark Attorney (RO), European Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Master of European Law in IP and Management

Area of expertise: trademark and design law, IP portfolio management

Active since 2000 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French, Romanian

Valentin Ivanov

Director (RU)
Trademark Attorney (RU)

Qualifications: Master's degree in international economics and management, postgraduate in civil law

Area of expertise: trademarks, appellations of origin of goods, IP contracts, IP consulting

Active since 1996 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, Spanish, Russian

Olivier Lombardo

Head of Trademarks Luxembourg
Trademark and Design Attorney (FR, BX)
European Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Degree in Law, Master of Laws, CEIPI Diploma

Area of expertise: trademark and design law, copyright, domain names

Active since 2004 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French

Sabrina Machei

Rechtsanwältin (DE) / Lawyer (DE)

Qualifications: Degree in Law

Area of expertise: Trademark and copyright law, unfair competition, designs, company names, domain names

Active since 2007 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Nathalie Mühlberger

Rechtsanwältin (DE) / Lawyer (DE)

Qualifications: Master of Laws (LL.M.), U.S. international and transnational law

Area of expertise: trademarks, copyright, unfair competition and commercial law, EU regulatory and pharmaceutical law

Active since 2010 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German

Vanja Nedimovic

Trademark and Design Attorney (BX, EM)

Qualifications: Bachelor in Communications, Master of Laws (LL.M.)

Area of expertise: Trademark and design law, international public and private law, anti-counterfeiting

Active since 2010 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Serbian

Clémence Stahl

Juriste (FR), Trademark Advisor

Qualifications: Degree in Law, Master of Laws

Area of expertise: trademark law, domain names

Active since 2009 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, French

Monika Stępień

Director (PL)
Patent and Trademark Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Qualifications: Degree in Law

Area of expertise: trademark law, design law, IP contracts

Active since 2005 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Polish

Roxana Sullivan

Attorney at Law (USA)

Qualifications: Degree in Law (J.D.)

Area of expertise: trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing, business-related agreements, Internet and e-commerce

Active since 2009 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Spanish, Romanian

Jan Wrede

Director, UAE
Rechtsanwalt (DE) / Lawyer (DE), Avvocato (IT), Consulente in Marchi (IT), Professional Representative before the EUIPO

Qualifications: Degree in Law, Trademark Exam (Italy)

Area of expertise: filing, prosecution, anti-counterfeiting, IP contracts, unfair competition, domain names, litigation

Active since 1996 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, German, Italian

Christophe van Zyl

Attorney and Trademark Practitioner (ZA), of Counsel head of Africa practice group

Qualifications: LLB, Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Trade Mark Practitioner (SAIIPL)

Area of expertise: Trademark filing, prosecution and litigation with a focus on Africa, anti-counterfeiting, licensing, packaging of pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs, domain names and advice

Active since 2006 in the area of IP.

Languages: English, Afrikaans, Dutch