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TU Dresden » Faculty of Mechanical Science and Engineering » Institute for Materials Science » Chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology

Friday, 28 January 2011
(at 11:10 in room 115, Hallwachsstr. 3)
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Intellectual property rights

Tobias Kleimann

Horn Kleimann Waitzhofer, Munich

Patents as protective rights for intellectual property play an important role in rewarding innovators for their inventions. While scientific prizes mostly provide for a cultural recognition patents and potential license fees may lead to a financial compensation for the effort inventors put in their research and development activities. The seminar will give an introduction to IP rights and the requisites for their procurement and enforcement. Some aspects of software patents and the rights and obligations of (university) employee inventors are discussed as well.

Brief Bio:

Tobias Kleimann studied physics in Germany, Sweden and Italy and obtained a PhD in theoretical physics in the year 2003 for his work on electronic transport properties of one-dimensional nano-systems. After the PhD Tobias turned to IP law and was has been practising in the field for 8 years now. Tobias is a German and European patent and trademark attorney with Horn Kleimann Waitzhofer based in Munich where he counsels clients mainly from industry and R&D laboratories.

Invited by G. Cuniberti

Within the nanoSeminar

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