Dr. Stefan Rolf Huebner studied Physics and Biophysics at Harvard University, USA, at the University of Oxford, England, and at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He obtained his doctorate with work in the field of nanobiotechnology. Prior to specialising in intellectual property he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. in their high-tech practice, a research assistant at Munich’s university hospital, the Klinikum rechts der Isar, and a research fellow at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Huebner is qualified both as a German patent attorney and as a European Patent and Trademark Attorney. He received his training in intellectual property law at the University of Munich and at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property. He worked in patent law firms in Germany and Japan before setting up his own practice.
Dr. Huebner has more than 15 years of experience in the legal protection of intellectual property, focusing especially on patent-granting, opposition, nullity and infringement procedures and on the negotiation of licence agreements and development contracts. His main areas of scientific and technical expertise lie in medicine, biomedicine, physics, and materials science. He is one of the few acknowledged European experts in the field of nanotechnology patents.
His clients include several leading international technology enterprises and renowned research establishments. He is a specialist advisor to the European Patent Office, and teaches as a guest lecturer at the University of Hohenheim. His articles appear in leading specialised journals.