Patent office proceedings
Patent strategy & counseling
Thorsten Bausch specializes in Chemical Patents, with a particular focus on cross-border and national litigation, legal opinions. Opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German Patent Offices and the Federal Patent Court; infringement litigation; nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Court of Justice; patent prosecution. Thorsten has particular expertise in the fields of pharmaceuticals, immunology, polymers and construction chemistry. He is involved in litigation or opposition proceedings relating to major pharmaceutical patents. Also, he is involved in Decision G 1/99 concerning the prohibition of the reformatio in peius in the EPO and in Decision "Polifeprosan/MIT" of the European Court of Justice in an SPC matter.
Thorsten studied chemistry at the University of Würzburg, the Technical University of Munich, and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a faculty Award of the University of Würzburg 1984; scholarships from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, the Chemical Industry Trust, and the Ernest Solvay Foundation. Thorsten has been with HOFFMANN EITLE since 1992 is a German Patent Attorney since 1995 and a European Patent Attorney since 1996.
Year Joined Firm: 1992
Network Memberships: Patent Attorney Bar Association, FICPI, EPI, IPO, AIPPI, GRUR, LES
Last updated 21st September 2020