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Attila Kimpan

Partner
European Patent Attorney
Mathematician

Attila Kimpan prepares, prosecutes, and helps prosecute patent applications worldwide since 2006, in particular before the EPO. His expertise comprises opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO as well as coordination of appeal proceedings before the USPTO. He also has considerable experience in preparing IP due diligences.

Attila's work mainly focuses on the protection of intellectual property in the fields of physics, mechanical and electrical engineering, and mathematical applications for industry (“computer-implemented inventions”). Areas include medicine, aviation, automotive, sensors or measuring technology. More specifically, technical disciplines include signal processing, imaging, cryptography and artificial intelligence, to name just a few.

Career

Since 2017

Partner at Maiwald

Since 2008

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2004-2006

ECLA Classification Project at the European Patent Office

2000-2004

Software development for various companies (e.g. web, automotive)

Education

2012

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2000-2002

Read applied mathematics (with physics) at the Free University of Berlin

1998-2000

Read mathematics at the MacMaster University, Ontario, Canada

1995-1998

Read mathematics, physics, philosophy and computer science at Heidelberg University

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Publications
  • Patents & Mathematics, European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry, 09/18
Memberships
  • epi
Languages

German, English, French, Hungarian, Bulgarian