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Dr. Dirk Franke

Dipl.-Chem., Patentanwalt
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark & Design Attorney

Dr. Franke is a chemist and a patent attorney with extensive experience in intellectual property law. He started his career with two established, international patent law firms in Munich, working on European and German patent cases. Thereafter, he worked as a patent attorney at a renowned US law firm, working on prosecution and litigation cases as well as on legal opinions in its Munich, Boston, and Atlanta offices.

His technical interests are in the following areas:

  • chemistry and process engineering
  • material sciences, in particular new materials and nanotechnology
  • textile products and polymer chemistry
  • mechanics in general
  • medical technology, in particular stents and implants
  • biochemistry and biotechnology

Dr. Franke received his doctoral degree in Chemistry from the Research Center Julich and the Institute of Technical Chemistry of the University of Bonn (summa cum laude). From 2001 to 2004, he worked as a research scientist at the Chemistry Department of the renowned Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in the USA, working with two times Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Barry Sharpless and Wolf Prize laureate Dr. Chi-Huey Wong.

Dr. Franke is fluent in English, German and French.

Dr. Dirk Franke
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