Esteemed patent attorneys Dr. Egbert Engel and Dr. Joachim Happold joined the DTS team as partners effective January 1, 2022.
Both of them have many years of experience in intellectual property matters and advise clients from Germany and all over the world regarding patents, trademarks, and designs.
Egbert Engel and Joachim Happold honed their skills as patent attorney trainees and patent attorneys while working for an IP law firm in Stuttgart and clerking with the litigation chamber of the district court in Mannheim, the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), and the Federal German Patent Court (BPatG) in Munich. Both are registered German and European Patent Attorneys as well as German and European Trademark and Design Attorneys, and they previously worked at IP law firms in the USA, too.
Prior to joining DTS, Egbert Engel and Joachim Happold were partners at one of Stuttgart’s IP law firms. They continue and expand on their successful client work at the new DTS office in Stuttgart.
Mr. Egbert Engel majored in physics at Heidelberg University and Eindhoven University, and received his diploma after completing his thesis in the field of high resolution optical (STED) microscopy at Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen. He received his PhD from Dresden University of Technology for work on ultrafast relaxation processes in organic semiconductors at the Institute of Applied Photophysics. Dr. Engel speaks German, English, French, and Dutch.
Mr. Joachim Happold studied physics at Stuttgart University, majoring in theory of relativity and plasma physics. After his diploma thesis, for which he conducted spectroscopic research in atmospheric pressure microwave plasmas, he worked at the Institute of Combustion Technology at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for his doctoral thesis. He received his PhD for his work about the formation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon formations in sooting low-pressure flames. Dr. Happold speaks German, English, and French, and has basic knowledge of Japanese.
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