Expert in automotive technologies, agricultural machinery, housing & construction, tooling, and medical devices
Frank Harner prepares and prosecutes patent and design applications in close collaboration with his clients. Since starting his career in IP, he has successfully drafted and prosecuted hundreds of applications. Frank keeps in touch with his clients on a very regular basis, as he strongly believes that “IP protection is only worthwhile, if it matches your business goals.”
Frank is often seen representing his clients in front of the EPO’s Opposition Divisions. He also applies this experience as a Member of the examination committee for the European Qualification Examination, part C.
Having worked in industry, Frank advices domestic and international businesses regarding inventor remuneration issues.