Daniel Herrmann advises start-up companies, SMEs and large corporations in the field of intellectual property rights, in particular patents and utility models. He focuses on the development and management of patent portfolios in almost all technological areas with an emphasis on optics, electronics, computer-implemented inventions, semiconductors, and medical devices. He regularly and intensely represents clients in examination and opposition procedures before the European Patent Office (EPO) and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPTO), and conducts patent infringement and nullity proceedings before the German courts. In addition, he performs searches and freedom-to-operate analyses.
European Patent Attorney
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Daniel Herrmann studied physics at the University of Mainz, the University of Würzburg, and the University of Texas at Austin (USA), and obtained a PhD in physics in 2011 at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich. During his dissertation, he worked on the generation of ultrafast laser pulses and used them to resolve photo-induced charge processes in novel organic solar cells via ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy.
In 2012, he began his training as a German and European patent attorney in a Munich-based internationally operating US law firm where he gained experience in patent prosecution, oppositions, and freedom-to-operate analysis for various technologies.
Daniel Herrmann joined BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2015. He was admitted as a professional representative before the European Patent Office in 2015, and was admitted as a German patent attorney after his training in January 2016.
"The Legal 500 - Germany 2020" mentions Daniel Herrmann with praise for patent law, especially for applications and official proceedings.
Daniel Herrmann is member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) – recently selected by the epi board for the editorial committee, which is responsible the content of the “epi Information” journal, amongst other aspects – as well as the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), the German Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), the IP Union, and the German Physicists’ Association (DPG). He advises companies within the scope of his membership as a charter member of the worldwide entrepreneur network "The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)". He also supports start-up companies within the framework of the German Indian Startup Exchange Program (GINSEP), which is initiated by the Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V. (Federal Association of German Start-ups) and funded by the BMWi.
Daniel Herrmann is author of the handbook „Zielorientierte Methodiken zum Bestehen der Europäischen Eignungsprüfung (EEP)“ (C.H. Beck Verlag, 2017).