Dr. Jochen Kapfenberger

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

Phone +49 211 90490-0
Fax +49 211 90490-49

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Patent Attorney
Partner since 2012

Career

  • Studied chemical engineering at the University of Dortmund, graduated as Dipl.-Ing. in 1998
  • Project engineer at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology in Oberhausen from 1999 to 2003
  • Doctorate from the Chair of Environmental Technology of the University of Dortmund, graduated as Dr.-Ing. in 2004
  • Trained as patent attorney from 2003 to 2007
  • With COHAUSZ & FLORACK since 2004
  • Since 2007 patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Memberships

Patentanwaltskammer, VPP, epi, FICPI, GRUR

Areas of special expertise

Patent law in the fields of

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Environmental technology
  • Energy technology

Expertises

  • Mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and materials
  • Litigation
  • Designs

 

Detailed profile

Dr. Kapfenberger studied chemical engineering at the University of Dortmund. Subsequently he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology in Oberhausen in the field of gas purification and conditioning. He earned his Dr.-Ing. degree in this area from the Chair of Environmental Technology of the University of Dortmund in 2004. In 2003 he began his training as a patent attorney and joined COHAUSZ & FLORACK in 2004. Dr. Jochen Kapfenberger was accredited as a German patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in 2007. He also holds a diploma of the University of Strasbourg relating to Patent Litigation in Europe ("D.U. contentieux des Brevets en Europe"). During a stay of several months with an American law firm he deepened his knowledge of the US patent practice. He became a partner at COHAUSZ & FLORACK in 2012.

Dr. Kapfenberger represents  national and international companies in all areas of intellectual property law, mainly in developing of intellectual property right portfolios as well as in opposition,- nullity- and patent  infringement proceedings. His technical expertise is in chemical engineering and general mechanical engineering. He focuses especially on the commercial vehicle and packaging technology, furniture fittings, wood-based materials, renewable energy, power plant and environmental technology.

In addition, Dr. Kapfenberger is a tutor at the Centre d‘Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) in European patent law. He is also responsible for the working group of patent attorney candidates in Düsseldorf.

Dr. Kapfenberger speaks German and English.

 

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Germany

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