Markus Hössle

Dipl.-Phys. Markus Hössle

German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

born in 1963

Special subjects and expertise:
Computer Implemented Inventions, Mediation

Area of Practice

Markus Hössle’s practice involves all aspects of patent and trade mark law. The technological focus of his practice as a patent attorney comprises computer-technology, software, semiconductors, mechanical engineering, automotive engineering.

– Member of the Board of the Chamber of German Patent Attorneys
– Alternate FICPI Delegate for Germany
– Sub-chair Software Protection of FICPI working group
– Member of UNION Software Commission
– Member of the Board of the Canadian German Lawyers Association
– IP Mediator registered in the List of WIPO Neutrals

Professional Experience
2007 to 2010 Associate Professor at CEIPI, Strasbourg
2007 to 2009 Director of the International Section at CEIPI, Strasbourg
since 2006 Mediator (registered in the WIPO List of Neutrals)
2006 to 2008 Member of SACEPO
2005 to 2010 epi Council member
1997 to 2006 Chairman of the Computer-Software Protection Committee of the Chamber of German Patent Attorneys
since 1996 European Patent Attorney
since August 1996 takeover of patent law firm Kanzlei Wilfrid Raeck, Stuttgart
since 1995 German Patent Attorney
since 1992 active in Intellectual Property Rights Protection (1992/1993 with Wilhelm & Dauster, Stuttgart)
1991 Process Engineer with IBM Canada in Toronto

1994 Internship at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and the Federal Patent Court in Munich
1993 Two-month training at the patent litigation chamber of the Landgericht (District Court) of Düsseldorf, Germany
1982 bis 1990 Studies of Physics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany
Main subjects: plasma physics, nuclear physics, semiconductor physics and laser physics, Diploma thesis on electron-nuclear-double-resonance on biological photo-active molecules

Prof. Memberships

Chamber of German Patent Attorneys, epi, FICPI, GRUR, LES, AIPPI, INTA, UNION, Canadian German Lawyers Association, German French Lawyers Association, DGRI


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