Dr. Hartwig Modrow¹

Senior Associate

Practice and professional experience

Hartwig applies his broad expertise in the field of physics including the complex mathematics connected thereto to a wide range of case work in these technological fields including prosecution, opposition, litigation and revocation cases. After graduating with a degree in physics from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-university, Bonn, he worked as research associate at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University. He returned as a research associate to Bonn, obtained his PhD in Physics and stayed in Bonn as scientific assistant while obtaining his habilitation (the formal qualification for a professorship) in Physics. He received training in IP law at Westphal, Mussgnug & Partner, legal studies at the University of Hagen, legal training at CEIPI (International Center of Industrial Property), German Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Patent Court, and State Court of Mannheim.


European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
German Patent Attorney
Habilitation in Physics


German Patent Bar Association (PAK)
Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI)

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