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As founder of the firm WBH Wachenhausen, Marc Wachenhausen is recommended for high-level IP disputes on a national and international basis. Marc Wachenhausen is German and European Patent attorney. At the same time he is board member for the patent attorneys’ examination at the Federal Patent Court.In earlier years, he has setup an engineering practice as partner of Bird & Bird LLP and has represented and managed a high number of IP disputes. Marc Wachenhausen has also coordinated settlement negotiationsfor various clients. At present, Marc Wachenhausen is representing his clients with his firm in several pending patent disputes and entitlement cases with international context. Due to his reputation, he is regularly asked for his opinion in pending cases or to cooperate in hearings at the respective courts and the European Patent Office. He is well networked with judges of the courts and familiar with the specifics of the respective formal issues. His experience of more than 20 years in the field of IP is his foundation for a result-driven advice for his clients in all aspects of IP including development of IP strategies, handling and maintaining patent portfolios.His technical background is mechanical engineering which is supported by his activity for Reaction Engineering International in Salt Lake City, Utah. In addition, he was involved in a European R&D project at RWE Power in Cologne where he could extend his experience in the field of large scale control systems in the Power Plant Niederaußem.

Education – excerpt

08/1993 – 07/1999 Studies of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Siegen, RWTH Aachen, University of Utah: Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing); Diploma Thesis in cooperation with Adel Sarofim and Eric Eddings (University of Utah)

08/1990 – 07/1992 Studies in Chemistry at the University of Kassel; completing the inorganic laboratory phase;

Professional Career

12/2016 Founder of WBH Wachenhausen

01/2012 – 10/2015 Patent Attorney and Partner at Bird & Bird LLP, located in Munich and London

01/2000 – 12/2011 Patent Attorney at IP Firm TBK in Munich

Location

  • M├╝llerstrasse 40
    Munich 80469
    Germany

Languages

  • English
  • German

Education

  • University of Utah, Master of Engineering; Dipl.-Ing. - RWTH Aachen/Germany, graduated 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Germany, German Patent Attorney
  • Germany, European Patent Attorney

Affiliations

  • WBH Wachenhausen Patentanwälte PartG mbB - Partner - Patent Attorney

Court Admissions

  • German Federal Patent Court
  • European Patent Office
  • German Supreme Court (Nullity Appeals)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Germany 2023 for work in:

  • Intellectual Property Law

Awards:

  • JUVE PATENT PATENT FILING 2020
  • JUVE PATENT PATENT LITIGATION 2020
  • LEADERS LEAGUE PATENT FILING GERMANY 2020
  • LEADERS LEAGUE PATENT LITIGATION GERMANY 2020
  • JUVE HANDBUCH PATENTPROZESSE PATENTANWAELTE 2021

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MEMBER OF BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR GERMAN PATENT ATTORNEYS SINCE 2009

MEMBER OF BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR GERMAN PATENT ATTORNEYS SINCE 2009

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