H.-Peter Staudt, Dipl.-Ing., LL.M., has received an engineering diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany. He has received the graduate/second degree, with final thesis, Master of Laws (LL.M.) at FernUniversität in Hagen. He is a German Patent Attorney (Patentanwalt), a European Patent Attorney (registered representative before the European Patent Office) and European Trademark and Design Attorney (registered representative before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) of the European Community).
He represents domestic and international clients worldwide in the prosecution, defence and enforcement of intellectual property rights. His areas of expertise include also drafting and negotiating
license agreements and advices on the clearance, protection and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property rights. He is an author of articles in IP journals, a frequent lecturer on IP topics
before organisations in various countries and he is fluent in English.
Mr. Staudt is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI), the International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI), the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR). He is a registered representative before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court, the European Patent Office and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) of the European Community and, together with an attorney at law, authorized to represent clients before all civil courts.
Moreover, Mr. Staudt had been a Patent Attorney Examiner appointed by the German Ministry of Justice as a member of the German Patent Attorney Examination Commission.