Christian Holzheu

Dr. rer. nat. (Ph.D. in Physics)
Diplom-Wirtschaftsphysiker (equiv. to B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics)

European Patent Attorney


Patent searches, patent applications, patent prosecution, infringement analysis, patent validity analysis, freedom to operate analysis and invalidation of patents, mainly in the technical fields of general mechanics, optics, laser physics, metrology and surveying

Professional Experience


Project-related workings in collaboration with a company related to the automotive industry

Academic Education

Doctorate at department of Experimental Physics at University of Ulm with a doctoral thesis about: "Modification of a Steel-Polymer-Interface - Analysis and Optimisation of Adhesive Properties"

Studies of Physics and Economics at University of Ulm, Germany, specialising in the fields of solid-state physics, theoretical physics and surface conditioning and analysis; Degree: Diplom-Wirtschaftsphysiker

Professional Memberships

Substitute council member of European Patent Institute (epi) for Liechtenstein

LIPAV - Liechtensteinischer Patentanwaltsverband (Liechtenstein Patent Attorneys’ Association)
VESPA - Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte (Association of Freelance European and Swiss Patent Attorneys)
epi - European Patent Institute
DPG - Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (German Society of Physicists)


German, English