Portrait Dr. Bernd Christian Janssen
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Admitted as European Patent Attorney in 1998 and to the bar of German Patent Attorneys in 1997.

Primary Practice
Patent (chemistry) and trademark prosecution and oppositions, opposition appeal proceedings, licence agreements as well as advise in patent litigation proceedings

Professional Experience & Education
Bernd Christian Janssen works in the chemistry team and in the trademark team at Uexküll & Stolberg in Hamburg. His activities include drafting of patent applications, patent prosecution and litigation, including nullity and infringement proceedings, with the main emphasis on prosecution, oppositions and appeals before the European patent office. Chemistry (including polymer chemistry) and pharmacy are the industries he specializes in. Bernd Christian Janssen's activities also include trademark prosecution and oppositions before the German Patent and Trademark Office and before the Office of Harmnization in the Internal Market of the EU.

Bernd Christian Janssen graduated with a diploma in chemistry from the University of Heidelberg and obtained a doctorate in chemistry (Dr. rer. nat.) from the University of Heidelberg in 1994, where he worked with Gottfried Huttner in the field of organometallic chemistry. He joined Uexküll & Stolberg in 1994 as a trainee to become a German and European patent attorney followed by a trainingship at the Distric Court in Hamburg, the German Patent and Trademark Office, and the Federal tent Court in Munich. Bernd Christian Janssen became a German patent attorney in 1997 and a European patent attorney in 1998, and gained experience in U.S. patent practice by working at a patent law firm in Chicago, IL and at the patent departments of ExxonMobil in Florham Park, NJ and Baytown, TX in 1998. Bernd Christian Janssen acquired the Master of Laws in European Intellectual Property in 2009.


  • Bundesverband Deutscher Patentanwälte e.V.
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR)
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI)
  • German Brazilian Judicial Association (DBJV)
  • German Brazilian Association


German, English, Spanish, Portuguese


Beselerstrasse 4
22607 Hamburg
Telephone: +49 40 899 65 40
E-mail: janssenatuex.de

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