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Dieter K. Speiser

European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, Patent Attorney (Germany)
Location: Bremen
Tel +49 421 3635-0
Fax +49 421 3378788
Dieter K. Speiser

Graduated with a Master’s degree in Engineering from the Technical University of Hanover, specializing in general mechanical engineering, automotive engineering and engine technology, hydraulic systems; supplementary training in electrical engineering.

Patent Attorney (Germany) since 1966. Co-founder of Eisenführ Speiser, co-author of a commentary on European patent law and author of various articles on professional issues.

Dieter Speiser works as a lawyer in special cases only, mainly in IP infringement cases and on the defence of intellectual property rights, where his litigation experience proves especially valuable. He is also available to younger colleagues as an advisor on legal matters and professional issues.

For more than 30 years now, Dieter Speiser has been an active member of professional associations and of advisory bodies reporting to the Federal Ministry of Justice, the European Commission and the European Patent Office. He was Vice-President and President of the European Patent Attorneys Association and for many years a member of the executive board of the German Patent Attorneys Association. In 1993, the President of Germany awarded him the Federal Cross of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) for his voluntary service to the profession.

Languages: German, English and some Japanese

Memberships: Patent Attorneys Association (PAK), Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI), Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)

Publications / Presentations

  • Dieter K. Speiser, The epi from its Foundation to the Present Time, epi Information , Ausgabe 02/2013, 49
  • Dieter K. Speiser, Untergang und Auferstehung anwaltlicher Werbung, Festschrift für Günther Eisenführ, Carl Heymanns Verlag 2003
  • Dieter K. Speiser, European Patent Law, Mitautor, Carl Heymanns Verlag 1978
  • Dieter K. Speiser, Europäisches Patentrecht (EPÜ), Mitautor, Carl Heymanns Verlag 1978