Arnold Asmussen started his training in the field of intellectual property in 1996, and he joined VOSSIUS & PARTNER in 1997. He was admitted to practice as a European Patent Attorney in 2003. Arnold Asmussen became a German Patent Attorney (Patentanwalt) and a European Trademark & Design Attorney in 2005. He has been a partner in the firm since 2007.
Arnold Asmussen has extensive knowledge in the field of medical engineering, especially in the field of cardiovascular medicine, neuromodulation and endoscopy, automotive engineering, painting, logistics and consumer goods. He is experienced in prosecution of patent applications. In addition, Arnold Asmussen is versed in the field of utility models.
In addition to granting procedures Arnold Asmussen supervises numerous opposition and nullity proceedings in patent matters, utility model cancellation proceedings and related infringement proceedings. He has successfully represented clients in international arbitration under the WIPO Arbitration Rules.
Arnold Asmussen represents his clients before the European Patent Office (EPO), the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the German Federal Patent Court (FPC), before the District Courts (LG) and higher regional courts (Court of Appeal) and the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH).
Arnold Asmussen studied mechanical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Augsburg specializing in precision mechanics and electronics, sensor technology and opto-electronics.
Arnold Asmussen gives lectures, especially on the patentability of medical devices and the requirements of the original disclosure and admissibility of amendments referred to in Article 123(2) EPC.
Professional associations: Patentanwaltskammer, epi
Languages: German, English