Matthias Hofmann focuses on examination, opposition, and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. Furthermore, he has special experience with international patent infringement procedures. Most of his work is related to computer-implemented inventions. In particular, he has in-depth technical expertise in the fields of medical imaging, video and image processing, computer architecture, telecommunications, and bio-informatics (computational genomics).
European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney
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Matthias Hofmann studied physics and computer science at the University of Tübingen and the University of Cambridge, UK. During his studies, he was supported by a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Oxford, UK, with a topic on medical imaging. For his research, he also worked at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and at the Laboratory for Preclinical Imaging at the University of Tübingen.
Before working in the field of intellectual property rights, Matthias Hofmann founded several internet start-up companies, two of which were successfully sold to investors. His entrepreneurial experience helps him provide solid advice in particular to small and medium-sized enterprises.
He has been working in the field of intellectual property rights since 2010. He was admitted as German patent attorney in 2013, and as European patent attorney in 2014. He joined BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT at the beginning of 2015.
Matthias Hofmann is a member of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys, the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).