Dr. Swen Hentrich

Dr.rer.nat. Dipl.-Phys. — Partner

Swen Hentrich studied physics at Freie Universität Berlin and wrote his Diploma thesis within the Collaborative Research Center 337 "Energy- and Charge Transfer in Molecular Aggregates". His dissertation at Bremen University was supported bei the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft) within the framework of "In-Vivo NMR; Bioenergetics“. He is a member of AIPPI, GRUR, VPP and DPG.

Dr. Swen Hentrich acts for his clients before the German Patent and Trademark Office, before the European Patent Office, before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and before the WIPO. Furthermore, he takes part in the law enforcement or the defense before the ordinary courts.

Emphases are Patent Law and Utility Model Law (especially in the fields of physics, engineering, safety engineering, medical engineering, biometry, clamp engineering), infringement processes, license law, trademark law, employee inventor law and design patent law.

He is a lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Ulm since 2017.

His working languages are German, English and French.

Ralf T. Rötter, LL.M.

Dipl.-Phys.oec. — Partner

After studying econophysics at Ulm University and after his employment in technical industry Ralf T. Rötter started his occupation in intellectual property rights in 2010.

He is a German Patent Attorney, a European Patent Attorney as well as a European Trademark and Design Attorney. Furthermore, he is member of VPP and the German physical society DPG.

Ralf T. Rötter acts for his clients before the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO), before the European Patent Office (EPO), before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and before the WIPO. Furthermore, he takes part in the law enforcement or the defense before the ordinary courts.

Emphases are Patent Law and Utility Model Law (especially in the fields of physics and engineering, medical engineering as well as in fields of physical chemistry. Other emphases are design and trademark law.

Ralf T. Rötter acts as a guest lecturer at Ulm University of Applied Sciences (as a part of product development of medical products). Additionally, Ralf T. Rötter is a member of the Examination Committee for the European qualifying examination (EQE).

His working languages are German, English and French.

Dr. Alexa Frfr. von Ketteler

Dr.rer.nat. Dipl.-Phys.

| Patent Attorney - Associate |

Alexa Freifrau von Ketteler studied physics at Heidelberg University and wrote her Diploma thesis within the field of high-resolution in-vivo localization microscopy at the chair of Prof.Dr.Dr. C. Cremer. Besides the Diploma degree in physics she holds an additional certificate in biophysics.

Subsequently, for several years Freifrau von Ketteler worked for an international diagnostics and pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile she wrote her dissertation in the field of time-correlated flourescence spectroscopy, engineering of optical measurement systems for diabetes test strips as well as in the field of simulation of moleculular spectra via quantum mechanical computation at the chair of Prof.Dr. W. Petrich.

She began her occupation in intellectual property rights in 2014. Since 2019 she is working as a Patent Attorney at the Hentrich® Patent- & Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB. Furthermore, she is an European Patent Attorney as well as an European Trademark and Design Attorney.

Her technical emphases lie in the fields of optics, physics, biophysics, physical chemistry and medical engineering.

Her working languages are German, English, French and Spanish.

Rebecca Hentrich

Dipl. jur. univ. — Partner

| Attorney – Fully Qualified Lawyer|

Rebecca Hentrich is attorney at law and admitted to the German bar.

Her core areas are trademark and design law, furthermore she advises in the fields of copyright law, law against unfair competition and data protection law.

Rebecca Hentrich studied law at the University of Passau, during which she specialized in information and telecommunication law, as well as data protection law. During her studies and legal clerkship she continuously worked as a trainee lawyer in IP-specialized law firms in Munich, Stuttgart and Ulm.

Her languages are German and English.

Back Office

The patent attorneys and the attorney at law are well supported by a team of four paralegals and one patent paralegal and two foreign language correspondents. Regarding accounting issues a Diplom-Kauffrau (FH) and a examined assistant to the management (AT) are working at Hentrich® Patent- & Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB.

Dr. Swen Hentrich

Dr.rer.nat. Dipl.-Phys. — Partner

Swen Hentrich studied physics at Freie Universität Berlin and wrote his Diploma thesis within the Collaborative Research Center 337 "Energy- and Charge Transfer in Molecular Aggregates". His dissertation at Bremen University was supported bei the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft) within the framework of "In-Vivo NMR; Bioenergetics“. He is a member of AIPPI, GRUR, VPP and DPG.

Dr. Swen Hentrich acts for his clients before the German Patent and Trademark Office, before the European Patent Office, before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and before the WIPO. Furthermore, he takes part in the law enforcement or the defense before the ordinary courts.

Emphases are Patent Law and Utility Model Law (especially in the fields of physics, engineering, safety engineering, medical engineering, biometry, clamp engineering), infringement processes, license law, trademark law, employee inventor law and design patent law.

He is a lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Ulm since 2017.

His working languages are German, English and French.

Ralf T. Rötter, LL.M.

Dipl.-Phys.oec. — Partner

After studying econophysics at Ulm University and after his employment in technical industry Ralf T. Rötter started his occupation in intellectual property rights in 2010.

He is a German Patent Attorney, a European Patent Attorney as well as a European Trademark and Design Attorney. Furthermore, he is member of VPP and the German physical society DPG.

Ralf T. Rötter acts for his clients before the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO), before the European Patent Office (EPO), before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and before the WIPO. Furthermore, he takes part in the law enforcement or the defense before the ordinary courts.

Emphases are Patent Law and Utility Model Law (especially in the fields of physics and engineering, medical engineering as well as in fields of physical chemistry. Other emphases are design and trademark law.

Ralf T. Rötter acts as a guest lecturer at Ulm University of Applied Sciences (as a part of product development of medical products). Additionally, Ralf T. Rötter is a member of the Examination Committee for the European qualifying examination (EQE).

His working languages are German, English and French.

Dr. Alexa Frfr. von Ketteler

Dr.rer.nat. Dipl.-Phys.

| Patent Attorney - Associate |

Alexa Freifrau von Ketteler studied physics at Heidelberg University and wrote her Diploma thesis within the field of high-resolution in-vivo localization microscopy at the chair of Prof.Dr.Dr. C. Cremer. Besides the Diploma degree in physics she holds an additional certificate in biophysics.

Subsequently, for several years Freifrau von Ketteler worked for an international diagnostics and pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile she wrote her dissertation in the field of time-correlated flourescence spectroscopy, engineering of optical measurement systems for diabetes test strips as well as in the field of simulation of moleculular spectra via quantum mechanical computation at the chair of Prof.Dr. W. Petrich.

She began her occupation in intellectual property rights in 2014. Since 2019 she is working as a Patent Attorney at the Hentrich® Patent- & Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB. Furthermore, she is an European Patent Attorney as well as an European Trademark and Design Attorney.

Her technical emphases lie in the fields of optics, physics, biophysics, physical chemistry and medical engineering.

Her working languages are German, English, French and Spanish.

Rebecca Hentrich

Dipl. jur. univ. — Partner

| Attorney – Fully Qualified Lawyer|

Rebecca Hentrich is attorney at law and admitted to the German bar.

Her core areas are trademark and design law, furthermore she advises in the fields of copyright law, law against unfair competition and data protection law.

Rebecca Hentrich studied law at the University of Passau, during which she specialized in information and telecommunication law, as well as data protection law. During her studies and legal clerkship she continuously worked as a trainee lawyer in IP-specialized law firms in Munich, Stuttgart and Ulm.

Her languages are German and English.

Back Office

The patent attorneys and the attorney at law are well supported by a team of four paralegals and one patent paralegal and two foreign language correspondents. Regarding accounting issues a Diplom-Kauffrau (FH) and a examined assistant to the management (AT) are working at Hentrich® Patent- & Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB.