Patent Attorney / European Patent Attorney

Andreas Detken

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl. Phys.

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Patent Attorney / European Patent Attorney

Andreas Detken

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl. Phys.

Professional Training

  • Studies of Physics at the University of Heidelberg and Louisiana State University, Diploma (1995)
  • Doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research and the University of Heidelberg (1998)
  • European Patent Attorney since 2006
  • Entry in the Swiss Patent Attorney Register (2011)
  • Languages: German and English

Experience

  • Patent attorney trainee with a German patent law firm (1998 to 1999)
  • Research at ETH Zürich (1999 to 2003)
  • Joined Isler & Pedrazzini AG in 2003
  • Tutor for the basic training of future European Patent Attorneys (CEIPI) (2007 to 2014)
  • Partner of Isler & Pedrazzini AG since 2011
  • Member of the Board of the Association of European and Swiss Patent Attorneys in Private Practice (VESPA) since 2014

Areas of Practice

  • Patents, Designs and Opinions

Publications

  • Wie grenzt sich die Erfindung von der blossen Entdeckung ab? – Kommentar zum Urteil BGer 4A_12/1995 («Hochdruckkraftwerk»), I. Zuberbühler, P. Münch, M. Schweizer, M. Schwenninger (Ed.), Immaterialgüterrecht in kommentierten Leitentscheiden, Schulthess 2015
  • Der Prüfer im EPA als medizinischer Gutachter - Zur Entscheidung G 1/07 der Grossen Beschwerdekammer des EPA, sic! 10/2010, p. 741 et seq.
  • A global guide to design protection - Switzerland, Managing Intellectual Property May 2009, p. 54 et seq.

Memberships

  • AIPPI
  • epi
  • FICPI
  • INGRES
  • VESPA
  • VSP