Veit Peter Frank

Partner at HOFFMANN EITLE

Veit Peter Frank is a partner of HOFFMANN EITLE’s electrical engineering group and is based in the firm’s Munich office.

Mr Frank’s practice focuses on exami­na­tion, opposi­tion and appeal proceed­ings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trade­mark Office. He represents multinational corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises alike in diverse areas, including telecommunications, and is responsible for handling large patent portfolios for some of these clients.

In addition, Mr Frank advises clients in nullity cases, litiga­tion and prelim­i­nary injunc­tion proceed­ings – especially in the areas of mobile commu­ni­ca­tions, digital and analogue circuits, and systems and antenna technology.

Before becoming a patent attorney, Mr Frank studied electrical engineering at the Technical Univer­sity of Aachen, with emphasis on the fields of telecom­mu­ni­cations, high-frequency technology, control engineering and circuit design. In 1988 he received his diploma in telecommunications engineering and a schol­ar­ship from the Technical Univer­sity of Aachen for postgraduate studies and research in the field of digital telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions at Imperial College, London. He received his master’s of science from the Univer­sity of London in 1989 and joined HOFFMANN EITLE in 1990. Mr Frank qualified as a German patent attorney in 1993 and as a European patent attorney in 1994.

Mr Frank presents at conferences on IP law both in Germany and abroad, and frequently travels to Japan where he has a strong client base.

Professional associations

  • EPI
  • FICPI
  • German Patent Attorney Bar Associ­a­tion

Firm details

HOFFMANN EITLE
Arabellastrasse 30
Munich 81925
Germany

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