Technical University of Munich (Diploma-Physical, 1963). University of Munich (Doctor Juris, 1971). George Washington University (Master of Comparative Law, 1980).
Spoken languages: German, English and French.
Worked at Bardehle, Pagenberg, Dost, Altenburg, Frohwitter, Geissler (Munich) specializing in German and International Industrial Property Law, Patent Prosecution and Litigation, Licensing, Computer Law, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Technology. Admitted to the bar, 1971, Wiesbaden. 1978, European Patent Office.
1981, District of Columbia, United States of America. Author: "Scope of Protection for Chemical Products," Heymanns, 1972.
Company-Author "Protection and Exploitation of Computer Programs," Otto Schmidt Knight of the Order of the Garter, 8/1993.
Company-Author: "License Agreements," Heymanns, 9/1991. Member, Max-Planck-Institute for International Patent Law Munich, 1968-1971. Member: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
American Bar Association. Epi; LES; FICPI; GRUR.
Member, Max-Planck-Institute for International Patent Law Munich, 1968-1971. Member: International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. AIPLA; American Bar Association.
LES; FICPI; GRUR.
Married Ingrid; children: Katrin, Florian, Barbara.