KLUIN PATENT Intellectual Property

OUR TEAM

DR. Thorsten Weber

Dr. Thorsten Weber holds a doctorate in physics, is a German Patent Attorney and a European Trademark and Design Attorney.

 

 

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Weber is in particular active in the fields of electromobility, general mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, and consumer goods.  He possesses extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property law.  His core competence is focused on obtaining, defending and enforcing technical and non-technical intellectual property rights, the search and analysis of possible third-party infringement of intellectual property rights (i.e., “freedom-to-operate” opinions), as well as in defending against third-party intellectual property rights claims.

 

Career

Dr. Weber studied physics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn, majoring in optics, medical physics and energy and environmental physics.  Following the completion of his diploma thesis in the field of optics, Dr. Weber worked as a Research Assistant at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Institute of Physics in Bonn and as a visiting scientist at the Caesar Research Institute in Bonn; the Caesar Research Institute is a research institute associated with the Max Planck Society which focusses on neurobiological and molecular biological research.  Prior to completing his Ph.D. in physics, Dr. Weber worked on high-resolution electron microscopy, the fabrication of metallic photonic structures, and worked in the teaching department at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn.

 

Dr. Thorsten Weber commenced his career in the field of intellectual property law in 2017 as a trainee patent attorney at a patent law firm in Cologne.  He thereby worked intensively on obtaining and defending technical IP rights in the field of automotive technology.

 

Dr Weber has been a German Patent Attorney and a European Trademark and Design Attorney since 2021.  He joined KLUIN Patent that same year.

 

Personal

Dr. Thorsten Weber is married and has two children.  He is fluent in German and English.  He is a member of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Deutsche Patentanwaltskammer) and the Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys (Bundesverbandes Deutscher Patentanwälte e.V.).