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Dipl.-Ing. Alexandre Hoffmann

Associate
Baker McKenzie Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH von Rechtsanwälten und Steuerberatern

Biography

Dipl.-Ing. Alexandre Hoffmann is a German and European patent attorney in the Intellectual Property group in Munich. He studied electrical engineering and was a consultant in IT before focusing on patent law. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie as a senior associate, Alexandre Hoffmann worked for more than six years with a renowned German patent law firm. He has profound experience in advising clients in patent prosecution and litigation proceedings.

Practice Focus

Alexandre's practice focuses on patent and utility model litigation, including infringement, nullity, cancellation and opposition proceedings. His technical background allows him to advice clients in various technical fields, in particular electronics, mechanics, telecommunications and software, especially with respect to computer-implemented inventions. Alexandre has also extensive experience in litigating standard-essential patents.

Representative Legal Matters

Before joining the Firm, he:

  • Represented an automotive supplier in several patent litigation proceedings involving standard-essential patents in the field of mobile communication technology.

  • Represented a chip manufacturer and a consumer electronics company in patent infringement proceedings and nullity proceedings in the field of graphics chip technology.

  • Represented a mobile communication device manufacturer in several patent infringement and nullity proceedings against a leading manufacturer of communication network components involving standard-essential patents.

  • Represented a communication technology company in patent litigation proceedings involving video streaming.

  • Represented a consumer electronics company in several opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property & Copyright (GRUR) - Member
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP) - Member
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES) - Member

Admissions

  • German Patent and Trademark Office~Germany (2018)
  • German Federal Patent Court~Germany (2018)
  • European Patent Office~Germany and Netherlands (2018)
  • European Union Intellectual Property Office~Spain (2018)

Education

  • University of Hagen (Law for patent attorneys) (2017)
  • German Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Bar Exam) (2017)
  • Technical University of Munich (Diploma in Electrical Engineering) (2012)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Luxembourgish