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Partner at HOFFMANN EITLE
Peter Klusmann is partner and co-chair of HOFFMANN EITLE’s chemistry group.
Dr Klusmann’s work focuses on patents in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields, principally opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German patent offices and nullity proceedings of the Federal Patent Court. His daily work includes opinion work, and patent prosecution and litigation (both cross-border and national), as well as employed inventor’s law. Dr Klusmann has particular expertise in the fields of fine chemicals, pharmaceuticals, photochemistry, polymers and organometallic chemistry. He has a broad experience in litigation in various technical fields, including printing plates, coffee pads, coatings, polymer processing and pharmaceuticals (eg, omeprazole, tamsulosin, sildenafil, latanoprost, botulinum toxin, alendronate, quetiapin and tiotropium).
Dr Klusmann has published various publications on patent law and employed inventor’s law. He acts as a European correspondent for Patents & Licensing.
Dr Klusmann studied chemistry at Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (1986 to 1990). He completed his diploma and doctoral theses at the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research, Mülheim an der Ruhr (1991 to 1993), gathering practical experience with the synthesis and characterisation of organic compounds, particularly organometallic chemistry. He received scholarships from the Max Planck Society, the Studiengesellschaft Kohle mbH and the Chemical Industry Foundation. Dr Klusmann has been with HOFFMANN EITLE since 1994, qualifying as a German and European patent attorney in 1998.
Dr Klusmann is bilingual in German and English.