Dr. Klaus Schieschke

Dr. rer. pol. Klaus Schieschke (retired from the firm in 2004)
was born in 1934. He received his diploma degree in mechanical engineering with an emphasis on textile machines from the Technical University of Dresden, Germany, in 1959 and was a research associate at the Technical University of Dresden until 1961. From 1961 to 1965 he worked at the company of Rathgeber, Germany, in the field of railbound vehicles.

From 1965 he has been working in the field of intellectual property and has been a German patent attorney since 1968. He joined the firm as a full partner in 1970. Since the establishment of the European Patent Office in 1978 he has gathered extensive experience as a European patent attorney.

Since 1998, he has additionally been working as visiting lecturer of patent law at the faculty of economic sciences, Law II of the Technical University of Chemnitz, and he did his doctor's degree in political sciences (Dr. rer. pol.) at the faculty of economic sciences.

Although he retired in 2004, he is still supporting the firm as an advisor and is in close contact with the firm.