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Prof. Dr. Aloys Hüttermann

Managing Director

Aloys Hüttermann studied chemistry at the University of Freiburg, where he graduated in 1997 and was awarded the Steinhofer Prize in 1998. In 2001, he received his doctorate with a thesis in the field of organic synthesis.


Dr. Hüttermann completed his training as a patent attorney in 2005, since when he has also been admitted as a representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Since 2006, Aloys Hüttermann has also been admitted as a representative before the European Patent Office. In the same year, he founded our firm together with Dr. Stefan Michalski.

Since December 2021, he is an honorary professor at the Hochschule Niederrhein, where he had already been a lecturer since 2014.

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) appointed Dr. Hüttermann as Vice President of the European Practice Committee since 2013, which received the “Committee of the Year Award” in 2014. From 2018 to 2021, he was on the board of the Patent Law Committee (“Fachgruppe Patentrecht”) of the Society of German Chemists.

Dr. Aloys Hüttermann is a regular speaker at national and international conferences and universities, including the Düsseldorfer Patenttage, Fordham IP Conference, IPO Annual Meeting, Mannheimer Patenttage and VPP.

Aloys Hüttermann is author and co-author of numerous legal publications in the field of intellectual property. He is also co-author of the textbook “Das Basiswissen der Organischen Chemie” (published by Wiley-VCH). In 2016, his book about the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court (Einheitspatent und Einheitliches Patentgericht) was published by Heymanns (new edition 2022); a commentary on the unitary patent sysem is planned for 2022 or 2023 by Heymanns, for which he will be editor together with Dr. Stefan Luginbühl of the European Patent Office.