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Dipl.-Ing. Josef Bockhorni
German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney


Born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Studies of mechanical and electrical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, graduating as Dipl.-Ing. Qualification to German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, joining a prestigious Patent Office, after a few years Managing Partner and responsible for the reorganization of the patent office into a patent and lawyer’s partnership.

Specialized in patent litigation, invalidity actions, appeal and opposition proceedings and furthermore many years of experience in patents, designs, utility models and trademarks, essentially active in licensing matters with regard to technology sales of big and medium-sized enterprises, patent portfolio valuation.

Special technical knowledge of general mechanical engineering and electrical machines, materials technology, vehicle construction, semiconductor technology, ceramics and glass technology, plastics processing and metal forming, , as well as many years of experience in direct counselling of US companies.

Member of the German and international associations for Patent Attorneys and Intellectual Property, such as AIPLA, AIPPI, CIPA, FICPI, GRUR, INTA, LES, ECTA, deputy member of the EPI council.

Author of scientific publications about mill technology and continuous casting.

Member of the Rotary Club, for many years executive member of the Board of the German Ski Association ASV and approx. 15 years of responsibility for the alpine skiing of Allgäu-Nord of the ASV.

Foreign languages: English, French

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