Patent Attorneys

Advice with regard to patent protection and copyright for computer-implemented inventions; managing open source programs; patent applications, patent infringement and validity proceedings concerning IT related inventions; license agreements and employee’s inventions.

Based on his long-time professional activities for IBM and his high-level involvement in German and international IP organizations, Fritz Teufel gained an international reputation as a renowned expert for intellectual property on IT related inventions. He is a regular speaker at IP seminars and conferences on this topic.

Career

1968-1972

Research and development of hardware and software with IBM and at the Battelle Institute in Geneva, Switzerland.

1972-1984

Patent Assessor at IBM Patent Dep., Böblingen, Germany

1984-1988

Manager IBM IP Liaison Office, Munich, Germany

1988-1990

Assistant Counsel, IBM Intellectual Property Department, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

1990-2005

Head of Patents and Copyrights, IBM Deutschland GmbH

Since 2006

Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich

Education

1960-1967

Studies of Physics at the Universities of Stuttgart and Munich

 

Degree of Dipl.-Phys.

Languages

German, English, French

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