Meet me at these upcoming events. Watch the video recording of past events. Scroll through the slide decks and handouts. If you want me to speak at your conference, appear on your podcast or give a private workshop, reach out.

Upcoming events

Harmonising practices in CII applications — Panelist at Examination Matters 2021, Online, 6-10 December 2021

Patenting artificial intelligence for technology transfer professionals — Talk at ASTP annual conference 2020, Lisbon (PT), 20 May 2022

Patenting digital innovations: What SMEs need to know — Half-day training at High-growth technology business conference (HTBC) 2022, Munich (DE), 10 October 2022

Past events

Patentability of software in Europe Talk at the 11th Friday IP Talks organized by LES Turkey, Online, 5 November 2021

Softwarepatente in Europa – wie das EPA prüft — Conference talk at the VPP Herbstfachtagung 2021, Bonn (DE), 29 October 20

Patentschutz für die digitale Zukunft: Softwarepatente, Technizität, Erfindungshöhe bei “virtuellen” Erfindungen — Conference talk at the Herbstseminar 2021 for Norddeutscher Verband der Fachanwälte für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (NVFGR), Hamburg, 22 October 2021

Patenting AI — Workshop for the Swiss Technology Transfer Association (swiTT), Online, 8 October 2021

AI and Data Economy – a new spin in IP protection — Panel moderator at the LES Pan-European Conference, Online, 5-6 October 2021

Patentierbarkeit von CII- und KI-Erfindungen in Europa — Conference talk at the Herbstseminar 2021 for Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte (VESPA), Baden (CH), 24 September 2021

Patente für die digitale Zukunft – Technizität von Softwareinnovationen? — Conference talk at the 11th NRW IT-Rechtstag 2021, Online, 16-23 September 2021

Artificial intelligence and IP — Webinar for the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), Online, 15 September 2021. A recording is available for epi members at

Developments in AI/ML patenting in Europe — Conference talk at the National Association of Patent Practitioners (NAPP) Annual Meeting & Conference, Online, 20 July 20

Let’s create awesome software patents together! — In-house inventor training for the Singapore research center of a German corporate client, Online, 16 July 2021

Patents in the digital transformation — IP Business Talk with Prof. Dr. Alexander Wurzer, Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), Online, 26 May 2021

Patents for AI inventions in Europe — Conference talk at the 6th International Conference Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, St. Petersburg (RU) & Online, 14 May 2021 [SLIDES]

Patentierung von künstlicher Intelligenz — Interview on Rolf Claessen’s YouTube channel, 25 March, 2021

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