Christoph Angerhausen focuses on the registration, maintenance, protection and challenge of patents and industrial designs as well as on the development of national and global protection strategies and the establishment and maintenance of patent portfolios in various fields of engineering and physics. He provides counsel in regards of assessment and objection procedures before national and international patent offices and works on patent infringement and nullity proceedings before German courts, including nullity appeals before the Federal Supreme Court. He also advises on questions of technology transfer, licensing agreements, and employee invention law. Christoph Angerhausen also consults clients on the implementation of DIN 77006 for quality assurance in IP management.
European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney
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Christoph Angerhausen studied physics at Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University and at Queen’s University Belfast, specializing in solid state physics and laser technology. During his time at university, he was employed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology in the solid state laser development division as well as at Philips Intellectual Property & Standards GmbH.
Christoph Angerhausen was appointed by the Federal Office of Justice to the Review Board for Patent Lawyers as well as by the German Patent Lawyer’s Association to the Exam Board for Patent Paralegals in Dusseldorf.
He is member of the Licensing Executive Society (LES), the German Association for Industrial Property Protection and Copyright (GRUR), the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) and the German Physics Society (DPG).