Dipl.-Ing. (BA), MAS IP
Tobias Kaufmann specializes in the fields of electrical engineering, computer science, medical engineering, and particularly telecommunications and mobile radio technology, usually in relation to standards (GSM, 3GPP, LTE, LTE-A), computer and network technology, including hardware and software for smart phones and tablets, signal processing (speech, image and voice coding), cryptography, and medical devices and methods. In addition, his work as a patent attorney frequently involves areas of mechanical engineering, particularly in the manufacturing and packaging industries.
Besides patent prosecution, he is also involved in opposition, appeal, nullity and infringement proceedings. A further area of his practice includes advising clients on issues relating to validity and infringement of technical IP rights and preparing relevant opinions.
In his practice as a patent attorney, Tobias Kaufmann is able to draw on many years of commercial and legal experience gained in his previous career as an in-house IPR manager for a leading electronics company and as a patent engineer for a prestigious international law firm.