Munich, Germany | October 2019 – Dr. Fritz Wetzel will participate at the World Intellectual Property (IP) Forum held in Taipei, Taiwan from November 6-8, 2019. He will contribute to a panel discussion on November 7th entitled “Trade Secrets & Data Protection in Global Markets”.
The theme for the conference is “IP as a Powerhouse for Innovation and Economic Growth”. The three-day conference will focus on recent developments in Intellectual Property and its syncing with business objectives.
Dr. Wetzel is a German and European Patent Attorney and has practiced Intellectual Property law since 2002 with a focus on Chemistry related topics, in particular organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, plastics technology, pigments and dyes, liquid crystals, biochemistry, bioorganic chemistry, and pharmaceuticals. He has additional technical background in mechanical engineering and additionally handles technical cases in process technologies, biotechnology and medicine technology. He has long-standing experience in patent drafting, prosecution, legal opinions, litigation, opposition and nullity proceedings as well as in trademark law.
Dr. Wetzel is admitted to the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the German Supreme Court for nullity proceedings. He is also a registered European Trademark and Design Attorney. He is a member of EPI, AIPPI, PTMG, INTA and FICPI and is honorary member and CFO of Kompetenznetzwerk IP e.V.
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