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Dr.-Ing. Alexander Schlotter
Dr.-Ing. Alexander Schlotter is one of the founding partners of Wallinger, Ricker, Schlotter, Tostmann (WRST). He holds a PhD in engineering and is admitted as German and European Patent Attorney since 2005 and 2004, respectively.


Technical Expertise
Studies in mechanical engineering at the Technische Universität München; master's degree ("Dipl.-Ing.") in 1997 with highest honors; active in the areas of mechanics, thermodynamics and cybernetics including studies at the neurological clinic of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

From 1997 through 2000: research fellow at the Institute for Applied Mechanics at the Technical University of Munich, PhD ("Dr.-Ing.") with highest honors (summa cum laude); thesis work focused on the dynamics, control and optimization of a novel tele robot; founded his own engineering firm and worked, inter alia, on gears (in cooperation with Daimler-Chrysler and Volkswagen) and printing machines (in cooperation with MAN).

Intellectual Property Expertise
Active the field of Intellectual Property (IP) since 2001, initially at a prestigious large Munich patent firm before starting his own patent firm and co-founding Wallinger Ricker Schlotter Tostmann in 2007.

Day-to-day practice comprises, in particular, drafting, prosecuting and defending patents for his clients as well as attacking opponent's patents; advice on strategic IP aspects und representing clients in lawsuits before German courts with a focus on computer implemented inventions, as well as IP cases with a mechanical, mathematical or medical technology background.

Languages
German, English

Admissions
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney

Memberships
German Patent Attorneys' Bar Association (PAK)
Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
Bayerischer Patentanwaltsverein (BayPat)

Contact

Dr.-Ing. Alexander Schlotter

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

schlotter@wallinger.de

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