IP Management in Times of Disruptive Technologies

A look back:

A corporate presentation by Maiwald and PATEV took place on 28 November 2017, at the MAC Museum Art & Cars in Singen.

On the podium,  Dr Ralf Kotitschke (Maiwald), Dr Michael Beyer (PATEV) and Ole Strachan (Staufen AG) discussed with the visitors the themes in-house patent management, demands on internal IP management processes, disruptive business models as well as a lean patent management involving research and development, product management and distribution.

Subsequently, the participants had the opportunity to continue talks over refreshments.

Further information on the cooperation between Maiwald Patentanwaltsgesellschaft mbH and PATEV can be found on the page


Tuesday, 28 November 2017, Singen, MAC Museum Art & Cars

2.30 p.m.

Welcome to the MAC Museum Art & Cars

3.00 p.m.


Dr. Edelbert Häfele, CEO, PATEV

3.15 p.m.

Introduction and Presentation

Dr. Edelbert Häfele, CEO, PATEV

3.30 p.m.

»Open discussions«

  • Recognising the real challenges
  • Recognising and promoting disruptive solutions
  • Taking up current trends in good time
  • Introducing lean processes in business
  • Overcoming internal resistance
  • Implementing innovation management

Dr. Ralf Kotitschke, Director and Partner, Maiwald
Dr. Michael Beyer, COO, PATEV
Ole Strachan, Project Manager, Staufen.AG

From 5.00 p.m.

Conclusion with refreshments