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Dr. Josef Linsmeier
Dr. Josef Linsmeier holds a PhD in physics and is admitted as European and German Patent Attorney since 2003 and 2009, respectively. Due to his long career as an in-house patent attorney at technology-driven companies, Dr. Linsmeier is particularly experienced in patent portfolio management and employee invention matters.

Technical Expertise
Master's Degree (Dipl.-Phys., 1994) and PhD (Dr. rer. nat., 1998) in physics at the University of Würzburg, specializing in experimental physics; research fellow at the Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research and at the Institute of Physics of the University of Würzburg; research in the field of materials science with focus on optical, structural and thermal properties of nano-porous materials as well as thermal engineering, in particular heat insulation and heat transfer.

Intellectual Property Expertise
Active in the field of IP since 1998, mainly in corporate practice with Giesecke&Devrient (banknotes, currency automation systems and smart cards) and Agfa HealthCare (systems for capturing and processing medical images as well as IT-enabled clinical workflow and diagnostic image management solutions).

Based on industry experience: particular focus on patent portfolio management, in particular in view of cost and benefit, and on the law on employee inventions, including remuneration for employee inventions.

German, English, French

German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney

German Patent Attorneys' Bar Association (PAK)
Institute of Professional Representatives before the European
Patent Office (epi)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)

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Dr. rer. nat. Josef Linsmeier

Tel. +49 (0)89-2102320
Fax +49 (0)89-21949408

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