Date of birth 1953
Resident in 1070 Vienna and 7221 Marz/Burgenland
Married with one son
After compulsory education, attended the Technical College, Department of Mechanical Engineering, in Wiener Neustadt, graduating in 1972.
Then studied technical physics at the Technical University Vienna, graduating in 1979.
From the beginning of 1979 until mid 1985 trainee patent attorney in Vienna under Patent Attorney Dr. Walter Krause.
Examination and registration as European Patent Attorney in 1984.
Examination and registration in the list of Austrian Patent Attorneys on 1 October 1985.
Since October 1985, independent patent attorney in Vienna.
Born in 1971
Resident in 7020 Loipersbach/Burgenland
Married with two daughters
After compulsory education, attended the Technical College, Department of Mechanical Engineering, in Eisenstadt, graduating in 1990.
Studied mechatronics at the University of Linz graduating in 1996. This included a period of study for a Master of Science Course (MSc) in Mechatronics and Optical Engineering at Loughborough University of Technology, England, graduating in 1995.
After a short spell as a low-level software developer at Siemens Österreich AG, undertook training as a patent attorney from the beginning of 2000 to the end of 2005, first at Patent Attorneys Dipl. Ing. Stefan Rieberer and Dagmar Harrer at VA TECH Patente GmbH and then at Patent Attorneys Klein, Pinter & Laminger OEG.
Examination and registration as European Patent Attorny in 2003.
Examination and registration in the list of Austrian Patent Attorneys in December 2005
Since January 2007, independent patent attorney in Vienna.
Since September 2011 expert lay judge at the Commercial Court in Vienna.
Since February 2014 expert lay judge at the Austrian Supreme Court of Justice in Vienna.