Munich, 26.01.2021 – At the beginning of the year, mixed law firm BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is adding two new patent attorneys, Dr. Matthias Hofmann and Florian Malescha, to the partnership of the firm. Dr. Matthias Hofmann will strengthen the firm in the areas of artificial intelligence as well as telecommunications and Florian Malescha in the area of classical mechanical engineering.
Dr. Matthias Hofmann advises and represents companies, research institutes and start-ups in examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German patent offices. He is primarily involved in computer-implemented inventions with artificial intelligence, imaging, video and image processing, computer architecture, telecommunications and bioinformatics among his major areas of technical expertise. As a partner at the Munich office, Dr. Hofmann will strengthen the firm in the areas of artificial intelligence and telecommunications and also further expand the China business.
After studying physics and computer science, Dr. Matthias Hofmann has been working in intellectual property law since 2010. He has been with BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT since 2015. Through his PhD in machine learning, he is bringing along a special understanding of complicated algorithmic inventions.
Florian Malescha’s activities include client counselling and support as well as the establishment and maintenance of competitive patent portfolios, the defence and enforcement of intellectual property rights in patent litigation, nullity and opposition proceedings. He focuses particularly on medium-sized companies and start-ups.
His main area is predominantly classical mechanical engineering and related technical fields. In close cooperation with departmental manager Nils T. F. Schmid, Florian Malescha will continue to push forward the area of mechanical engineering as a new partner at the Munich office.
After studying mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Florian Malescha started his career as a patent attorney at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2014. Admission to the German and European bar followed in 2017 and 2018. Just before the turn of the year, he received the “Patents Lawyer of the Year” award from the “Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2020”.
About BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT
With 24 patent partners and 13 other partners, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in Germany. The firm has offices in the cities of Munich, Bremen, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt, as well as in the three international locations Alicante, Paris and Shanghai. The wide range of topics covered by approximately 90 specialized patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law guaranteed success-oriented advice to clients even beyond the firm’s locations.
Dr. Matthias Hofmann