Patentanwalt / German Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
Technical Expertise: Medical technology, General physics, Semiconductor Technology, Sensors, Optics, Optoelectronics, Interferometry, Laser
Christian Schmidt joined the firm Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner Patentanwälte PartG mbB in 2017.
Christian is admitted before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court, the European Union Intellectual Property Office and the European Patent Office. He has been practicing IP law since 2003.
His main area of practice is in the drafting of German, European, and international patent applications and in the prosecution of the related grant procedures. Moreover, Christian is experienced in opposition procedures before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office. He is also familiar with the conduct of due diligence investigations and with analyses of the IP right situation regarding freedom-to-operate. His field of in-depth technical expertise extends over medical technology, general physics, semiconductor technology, sensors, optics, optoelectronics, interferometry and laser.
Christian studied physics at the University of Regensburg, Germany, and at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.
He is a member of the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP).