Dr. Christian Seide
(Dipl.-Phys. ETH, LL.M.)
Patentanwalt, German and European Trademark- and Design Attorney
Dr. Seide has more then fifteen years professional experience in patent and trademark matters. He joined the firm in 1996 as an associate/trainee and became partner of RUSCHKE MADGWICK SEIDE & KOLLEGEN in 2006.
He has been involved in prosecution and litigation of German and European patents, of German, Community and international trademarks and of German and Community designs including infringement, opposition, UDRP proceedings and patentability, invalidity and clearing opinions. His technical expertise covers glass and plastic container production, paper handling machinery, agricultural technology such as milking machines etc., plate heat exchangers, separators, household appliances, optical devices (in particular, objectives), musical instruments as well as software patents.
Dr. Seide received a Master’s Degree (Diplom) in Physics from Eidgenössisch Technische Hochschule in Zurich, Switzerland in 1987, a Ph.D. in Physics from Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität in Munich, Germany in 1993, and a LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law from Fern-Universität Hagen, Germany in 2006.
He is admitted to practice before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante, Spain.
Dr. Seide speaks German, English, and some Spanish and Swedish.