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Dr Volker Tegeder

Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Physicist

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.

Career
Since 2019Patent attorney at Maiwald
2016-2019Freelance patent attorney
2003-2016Patent professional at an international corporation
1992-2003Research and development in international corporations
Education
2015Admitted to practice as a German patent attorney
2013Admitted to practice as a European patent attorney
2009-2011Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
1988-1991Doctoral Degree in the field of medical sensor technology from Ulm University
Until 1988Studied physics at Ulm University
Services
  • 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
Publications
  • Claim Interpretation If Preamble Equates To State Of The Art, Managing Intellectual Property, 09/2019
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • DPG
Languages

German, English