Mathias Karlhuber is an expert in technical property rights in the fields of Electronic Program Guides (EPGs), medical devices, semiconductor lithography systems, railway and especially chassis technology, crash safety technology and aerodynamics. He also specializes in data security technology, micromechanics and general mechanical engineering. At COHAUSZ & FLORACK, he is primarily concerned with obtaining and defending intellectual property rights in these areas. He has worked for the firm as a patent attorney since 2001 and as a partner since 2005.
From 2015 - 2021, he was Rapporteur Patents of the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In this capacity, he informed the Intellectual Property Commission ("IP Commission") about developments in the patent system and represented the ICC at important international forums and congresses.
After studying mechanical engineering at the TU Munich, the TU Hamburg-Harburg and the Rush Medical Center in Chicago, Mathias Karlhuber worked at a Berlin patent law firm for two years. Since 1999 he has been admitted as a German patent attorney and as a representative before the European Patent Office and the Office of the European Union for Intellectual Property (EUIPO).
He speaks German, English and French.
Patent attorney with COHAUSZ & FLORACK
Patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
1995 - 1998
Trained as a patent attorney in patent law firms in Hamburg and Berlin
Studied mechanical engineering, specializing in design technology, at the TU München, the TU Hamburg-Harburg and the RPSL Medical Center in Chicago, IL, graduating as a Dipl.-Ing.
Patentanwaltskammer, GRUR, epi, FICPI, AIPPI
- Railway technology, in particular running gear engineering, crash safety technology, aerodynamics
- Semiconductor lithography
- Micro mechanics
- Medical technology
- Printing technology
- Data security technology
- Production technology
- Automotive engineering
- Plastics technology
- Civil engineering
- Infringement proceedings
- Opposition and nullity proceedings
- Border seizure
- Due diligence and freedom-to-operate research
- Validity Opinions
- Research on prior art
- Employee inventor law
- Contracts and licences
IP, contested technologies and the freedom to grow
in: Managing Intellectual Property Today
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