Dipl.-Ing. (Mechanical Engineering)
German Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Mr. Freischem studied Mechanical Engineering at the Rheinisch-Westfälischen Technical University in Aachen, specializing in the area of combustion engine technology, particularly in computer applications and software development for engine control systems and complex vehicle simulations.
Stephan Freischem trained as a patent attorney in Cologne, Berlin and Munich. He represents German and international clients in patent and trademark matters, including licensing negotiations and infringement cases, in various technical areas. He specializes in the areas of computer hardware and software, including the protection of software and Internet applications through domestic and foreign patents. Further, he represents companies from the fields of general mechanical engineering, civil construction and medical technology.
Stephan Freischem is a member of the computer software committee of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys and of AIPPI’s Standing Committee on Information Technology and Internet. He is a Member of Honour of AIPPI and Secretary General of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property GRUR.
Further Memberships: the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI), the International Trademark Association (INTA), and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI). From 2010 to 2014 Stephan has served as the Secretary General for AIPPI.