Jürgen Hruschka
Dipl.-Ing., M.Sc. (London), German Patent Attorney
European Patent, Trade Mark and Design Attorney

Scientific qualifications and experience

1988 - 1995 Degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Stuttgart.
1992 Studies of medical physics and biomedical technology at the University of Patras, Greece.
1992 Scientific assistant at the Fraunhofer Institut für Arbeitswissenschaften; project work on working environment analysis at Airbus Germany.
1993 Scientific assistant at the Centro di Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; project work on software evaluation for three-dimensional motion analysis to be used for medical applications.
1993 - 1995 Scientific Assistant at the Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge IFSW of the Universität Stuttgart. Diploma in the field of high-speed welding with solid-state lasers (Pulser-Sustainer-method).

Legal qualifications and experience

1995 - 1996 Studies of Intellectual Property Law „MSc in Management of Intellectual Property” at the Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.
1996 - 1999 Trained as German Patent Attorney at Munich-based patent law firm.
2000 Authorisation as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney.
2000 - 2003 Patent Attorney handling diverse patent litigation practice at law firm specialized in patent litigation in Munich and Düsseldorf.
2003 - 2006 Member of the examination committee of the European Patent Office for the European qualifying examination.

Specializations in Intellectual Property Law

Jürgen Hruschka specializes in obtaining, enforcing and defending protective rights in the fields of mechanical engineering, mechanical science, automotive technology, laser technology and lasers in material processing, aviation and aerospace engineering and biomedical technology. Other specialisations include licensing, innovation transfer, due-diligences and evaluation in international trade mark development.