Mr
Bernhard
Ganahl

Partner & Patent Attorney

Munich Office Salzburg Office

Telephone. +49(0) 891 259 9600
Mobile. +49(0) 160 357 0500
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Bernhard's main focus lies in the drafting and handling of patents in the areas of electric engineering, software inventions as well as devices for biotechnology and optics. Furthermore he possesses great experience in opposition cases and IP litigation cases as well as trade mark protection.

Bernhard studied Applied Physics at the Technical University of Munich. He has been in the IP business since 1990. He was accredited as a German Patent Attorney in 1994 and in the same year also qualified as a European Patent Attorney.

He has made his name as a specialist legal author with, amongst others, with the article “Patent situation in the field of DNA chip technology in Europe” (which appeared in no. 12/2000 of medgen, the newsletter of the German Association for Human Genetics) and the article “Is the core theory once again topical?” (which appeared in the Transactions of German Patent Attorneys in December 2003), dealing with German case law in respect of software inventions. This article was cited by the Enlarged Board of Appeal in the up to now only decision (G 03/08) relating to computer implemented inventions. He regularly gives lectures on different topics in IP law.

Bernhard is a member of the Licensing Executive Society (LES) and the European Patent Experts Exchange (EuPEX).

Specialisms

  • AI
  • Scientific instruments

Industries

  • Medical devices icon Medical devices

Services

  • Copyright & database rights
  • Due diligence
  • Patent oppositions & appeals
  • Patents
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy
  • Transactional IP & commercial support
  • Utility models

Qualifications

Patent Attorney

Austrian
European
German

Trade Mark Attorney

Austrian
European
German


OTHER

Dipl. Phys.

Publications

From March 1 Patronus IP have merged with HGF

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G1/19: EPO oral proceedings

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Conferences: 2021

October 29th 2021

APAA 2021

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Conferences: 2020

July 15th 2020

G1 19 hearing at the EPO

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