Practical and strategic advice in all matters of German, European and global patent portfolios. In addition to patent prosecution, Elard has extensive, valuable experience in providing opinion work and conducting due diligences as well as in opposition, cancellation, invalidation and patent infringement cases before various German and European authorities.
Studied mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen; joined Vossius in 2001; Patent Attorney since 2005; LL.M. in European IP Law.
Patent attorneys' examining commission
Elard holds lectures, in Germany and abroad, on IP protection and advises universities, SME's and globally leading companies in IP matters.