Dipl.-Ing., LL.M., Patent Attorney (retired)

Hans E. Ruschke

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Working languages

German, English


Studies of electrical and mechanical engineering at the Technical University of West Berlin

Technical and patent internships in the USA

Diplom thesis in precision engineering

Education at the Distance University of Hagen and legal degree in European intellectual property law

Professional memberships


Experienced in all aspects of German and European patent and trademark prosecution, Hans specializes in patent prosecution in the areas of test equipment for printed circuit boards, safety clutches, printing presses, paper processing machines, centrifuges, plate heat exchangers, milking and agricultural equipment, medical apparatus, and glass molding machines. Hans is also experienced in handling opposition proceedings, patent and trademark infringement actions and preliminary injunctions in German courts, as well as German patent revocation proceedings, including the various appeal courts and the Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof).