Dr Volker Tegeder
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Volker Tegeder advises and supports clients on all aspects of prosecution and enforcement of patents and utility models related to physics, electrical engineering, semiconductor technology, fuel cell technology, computer-implemented inventions, autonomous driving and Industry 4.0.
Volker Tegeder has broad professional experience in industrial research and development of medical technology as well as fuel cells and semiconductor technology.
Over the course of many years working as a patent professional with an international semiconductor corporation (including practical experience in US patent law), he has acquired extensive expertise in the creation and optimization of patent portfolios in new innovative business areas. In addition, he provides clients with strategic advice on matters relating to industrial property rights, including German law on employee inventions.
|Since 2019||Patent attorney at Maiwald|
|2016-2019||Freelance patent attorney|
|2003-2016||Patent professional at an international corporation|
|1992-2003||Research and development in international corporations|
|2015||Admitted to practice as a German patent attorney|
|2013||Admitted to practice as a European patent attorney|
|2009-2011||Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen|
|1988-1991||Doctoral Degree in the field of medical sensor technology from Ulm University|
|Until 1988||Studied physics at Ulm University|
- Patent examination proceedings and portfolio management
- Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
- Freedom-to-operate- and validity opinions
- Opposition and nullity proceedings
- Patent litigation
- German Patent Attorney Association