Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Phys.
Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney



Michael Forster studied physics at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen and the Laser-Laboratorium Göttingen e.V. (all Germany). His diploma thesis focused on developing ultrashort pulse lasers and measuring laser pulses generated by such systems. He was awarded a summa cum laude doctoral degree for his work in the field of nuclear fusion plasmas at the Heinrich-Heine-University of Dusseldorf and the Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH. Dr. Forster published his scientific results in respected peer-reviewed journals such as Nuclear Fusion, Physics of Plasmas and Applied Optics. He presented his work at various international conferences and was invited to speak on several occasions.

In 2013 he launched his career in the field of intellectual property rights in our team in Dusseldorf. Since then, he has employed his extensive technical and legal knowledge in the areas of trademarks, designs, utility models and patents, such as for identifying inventions, drafting patent applications, patent prosecution, opposition proceedings and freedom to operate analyses in a broad range of technology areas including medical devices, packaging and food industries as well as materials science.


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