Andreas Pfund is a partner at DREISS Patentanwälte. He is a European and German patent and trademark attorney, and holds a university diploma in physics and a doctoral degree in physics from ETH Zurich.
His clients are active in a variety of technical fields, including medical technology, nanotechnology, semiconductor technology, microelectronics, computer technology, display technology, solar technology, photovoltaics, optics, technical physics, automation technology, handling technology, hydraulics and pneumatics; they range from small and medium-sized technology leaders to multinational corporations.
Being experienced in the daily groundwork of patent prosecution, including opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Federal Patent Court, Mr Pfund has particularly developed his practice in patent litigation and patent nullity proceedings in recent years, teaming up with experienced litigators in a variety of cases. Another focus of his work is the strategic planning and handling of multinational patent portfolios, including the coordination of cross-border patent prosecution proceedings, where Mr Pfund can rely on his wide-ranging network of patent practitioners around the globe.
For Mr Pfund, the key to providing useful advice is a thorough understanding of the client’s field of interest and technology, as well as a good sense of cost efficiency in the day-to-day work for the client.