Patent Engineers

Thomas Schäfer is a computer scientist with many years’ experience working in the patent department of a major German industrial company where he has acquired broad experience, particularly with regard to the prosecution of patents in the fields of telecommunications and information technology.

With his technical qualification, Thomas Schäfer has acquired expertise in all aspects of computer-implemented inventions.

His main areas of practice as a patent engineer include patent prosecution, opposition and appeal proceedings, and infringement and nullity actions.

Career

2000-2004

Teaching fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Information and Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany

2005-2012

Patent Engineer at Siemens / Nokia Siemens Networks, Munich, Germany

2012-2013

Patent Engineer at Horn Kleimann Waitzhofer, Munich, Germany

Since 2013

Patent Engineer at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany

Education

1994-2000

Degree in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inf.) at the University of Bremen , Germany

Languages

German, English

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