AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Patent prosecution proceedings
Procedure for re-establishment of rights
Opposition proceedings at the German Patent and Trademark Office
Opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office
Mr. Reinhard has been working as a Patent professional at Prüfer & Partner since January 2014, and has been trainee to become a German and European Patent Attorney. He completed the studies “Law for Patent Attorneys” at the University of Hagen. Mr. Reinhard started his training with the patent authorities (DPMA and BPatG) in October 2016. Previously, he was in legal training at the Patent Court of the District Court Munich I, 7th Civil Chamber at presiding patent law judge Dr. Zigann.
Previously, Mr. Reinhard was employed at Eisenführ Speiser Patent Attorneys Lawyers and at Meissner Bolte Patent Attorneys Lawyers.
Mr. Reinhard also has several years of professional experience in automotive development prior to his work at Prüfer & Partner and was employed as a project assistant at KET GmbH. Herein, he was working for BMW AG.
He authored research theses at DENSO Automotive Germany GmbH and at MAN Commercial Vehicles AG and completed industrial internships at Heraeus Holding GmbH, Heraeus Noblelight GmbH and W.C. Heraeus GmbH. He completed the studies “Mechanical Engineering and Management” at the Technical University of Munich with specialization in “Thermodynamics and Fluid Dynamics” and “Environmentally Compatible Energy Systems” and graduated as a Dipl. Ing. (graduate engineer).