Dennis Kretschmann focuses on the development and management of patent portfolios in the areas of physics, optics, electrical engineering, IT, and software. He represents clients in examination proceedings before German and international patent offices. Dennis Kretschmann also has wide expertise in patent litigation matters. He regularly conducts patent infringement and nullity proceedings before the German courts, and often coordinates cross-border infringement cases. In addition, he provides counsel on technology transfer, licensing agreements, and employee invention law.
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
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Dennis Kretschmann studied physics at the Technical University of Braunschweig, and as Fulbright Scholar at the University of Tennessee / Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. For his PhD thesis, he undertook research at the Technical University of Braunschweig and University of Cambridge in the area of quantum information science, and investigated how quintessential quantum physical properties can be utilized for transmitting, storing, and processing information. He extended his research as a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholar and postdoc at the University of Pavia in Italy.
Dennis Kretschmann has worked for BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT since 2007. Following his training in industrial property law, he was admitted as German patent attorney in 2010. He has been an admitted representative before the European Patent Office and before the EU Intellectual Property Office since 2011.
In 2014, he was appointed adjunct professor for intellectual property law at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan’s leading technical university.
Dennis Kretschmann is a member of the Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, UNION, the Licensing Executives Society (LES), the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), and the German Physical Society (DPG).