Christof Dehling
Grad. Degree in Engineering

Patent Attorney, European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney


Profile

Experience

  • Active in industrial property since 2004
  • Extensive professional experience in the writing and enactment of industrial property rights as well as in the field of Freedom to Operate (FTO) analyses
  • Lecturer in "German Patent Law" at the Amberg-Weiden University of Technology in the patent engineering course

Qualification

  • Studied "Patent Engineering" at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering at the Amberg-Weiden University of Technology. Diploma thesis in the development department of Bentley Motors Limited in the field of alternative drive technologies in the automotive industry
  • Studied at the Ecole d'ingénieurs, Louis de Broglie in Rennes at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Further stays abroad at Morgan & Finnegan LLP in New York City and the French Patent and Trademark Office (INPI)
  • Studied "Intellectual Property" and "Law for Patent Attorneys" at the Fern University in Hagen

Technical specialties

  • Mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, process engineering
  • Aerospace technology
  • Tool technology
  • Medical technology

Legal fields

  • National and international registration and examination procedures
  • Opposition and appeal proceedings
  • National annulment and infringement proceedings
  • National and international designs
  • Freedom to Operate analysis
  • Injury analysis
  • Strategic advice in industrial property

Patent law activities

  • European patent law
  • German Patent Law

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Courses/Publications/Lectures

  • Lecturer in the course "Patent Engineering" at the East Bavarian Technical University Amberg-Weiden

Memberships

German Patent Attorneys' Association, EPI, CIS-Amberg Triathlon, Round Table 235 Amberg-Sulzbach

Interests

  • Endurance sports
  • Film and photography
  • Consumer electronics