AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Opposition and appeal proceedings
Infringement and validity opinions, freedom-to-operate (FTO) analyses
Thomas Schmidt has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2011, became German and European patent attorney in 2015 and joined Prüfer & Partner in 2017.
Prior to joining Prüfer & Partner, he worked for renowned IP law firms. He also spent several months in an industrial patent department.
Thomas Schmidt studied biotechnology at the University of Applied Science Weihenstephan and holds a phD degree from the Technical University (RWTH) Aachen. He has relevant industry experience in the biopharmaceutical field.
epi - European Patent Institute
Chamber of Patent Attorneys
Lecturer for European and International Patent Law at the East Bavarian Technical University (OTH) Amberg-Weiden