Dr. Wolfgang Weitzel english

Dr. Wolfgang Weitzel

patent attorney

1952 Study of general mechanical engineering with specialization in paper engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt (formerly Technical University)
1962 Doctorate in the field of paper production
1962 to 1964: Worked in development and design at a US company in Lausanne/Switzerland
1964 to 1966 Patent attorney training at a Stuttgart law firm.
1966 to 1968 work in the patent and licensing department of J. M. Voith GmbH in Heidenheim/Germany.
1968 Degree as Patent Assessor
1971 Admission as patent attorney
1968 to 1989 Area Manager and Head of the Patent and Licensing Department of J.M. Voith GmbH in Heidenheim/Germany
From 1989 Senior Partner of the law firm Dr. Weitzel & Partner

  • Drive technology, in particular drive trains of rail and road vehicles
  • power plant technology
  • hydrodynamics
  • Electrical and optical networks
  • liquid crystal displays
  • Electrical and semiconductor engineering
  • medical technology
  • Pulp and paper technology
  • general chemistry
  • consumer goods industry

  • Registration and defence of intellectual property rights
  • patent litigations
  • License agreements and technological agreements
  • Law of employee inventions
  • Evaluation of patent portfolios
  • due diligence

  • Assessor at the Arbitration Board of the German Patent and Trademark Office on disputes arising from the Law on Employee Inventions
  • Delegate of the Association of German Patent Attorneys
  • Lecturer at the Duale Hochschule Heidenheim