Dipl.-Chem. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas D. Seuss
German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark Attorney, European Design Attorney
Study of Chemistry at Universität Oldenburg and Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, PhD in Chemistry at Technische Universität Berlin, post doc at Technische Universität, Berlin.
Legal Education and Professional History:
Entry into the Patent Department of Schering AG, in 1994, European Patent Attorney tests passed on first trial in 1998, one year practice in the law firm Millen, White, Zelano and Branigan, USA, and Berlex Inc., (Richmond (CA) and Montville (NJ)) USA, Head of Patent Region Europe, Schering AG, from 2001-2005, Entry into the law firm Albrecht, Lüke & Jungblut, Berlin, in 2006, German Patent Attorney tests passed on first trial in 2006, registered as European Trademark Attorney and European Design Attorney, partner of the firm Albrecht, Lüke & Jungblut from 2006, as of 2007 JUNGBLUT & SEUSS, Berlin, Germany.
Member of German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht, GRUR), Member of GRUR Patent Law Committee, member of GRUR Employee Inventors Law Committee, member of the board of directors of AIPPI-Germany (german national group of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), member of Licensing Executives Society, member of the board of directors of the bbb Biotechnologieverbund Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
Author of a monthly column in the Journal "Nachrichten aus der Chemie", visiting lecturer for patent law at Free Univertity Berlin.
until 2008: Secretary of Committee Q170 of AIPPI "international substantive patent law harmonization", Co-chairman of Committee Q114 of AIPPI "biotechnology patent law"