Dr. Matthias Hofmann, Patent Attorney at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT

Dr. Matthias Hofmann

German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
Representative before the UPC


Pettenkoferstraße 22
80336 Munich

T +49 (89) 55 96 80
F +49 (89) 55 96 85 090

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    Matthias Hofmann focuses on examination, opposition, and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. Most of his work is related to computer-implemented inventions, in particular relating to artificial intelligence. He has in-depth technical expertise in the fields of machine learning, medical imaging, video and image processing, computer architecture, telecommunications, and bio-informatics (computational genomics).

    Matthias studied physics and computer science at the University of Tübingen and the University of Cambridge, UK. He obtained his doctoral degree from the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Oxford, UK, with a topic on applying machine learning to medical imaging. He also conducted research at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and at the Laboratory for Preclinical Imaging at the University of Tübingen. His publications have won international awards and received more than 1000 citations. Patents for Matthias‘ inventions are being licensed by a major medical device manufacturer.

    He is frequently in China and in 2017 was appointed as Guest Professor of the IP School at the University of Nanjing University of Science and Technology.

    Matthias 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 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).