Dr. Konrad Becker Dr. Konrad Becker
European Patent Attorney

Aeschenvorstadt 24
Postfach 318
CH-4010 Basel

Tel. ++41 (0)61 279 95 99
Mobile ++41 (0)79 758 82 45
Fax ++41 (0)61 279 95 96

  • Protection of inventions in the field of chemistry, pharmacy and biotechnology
  • Advice and support for small and medium sized companies and inventors from universities in defining a suitable
        intellectual property patent strategy
  • Drafting and filing patent applications, prosecution world wide up to patent grant
  • Direct representation at the European Patent Office, including opposition procedures against third party patents
  • Direct representation at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
  • Administration and management of patents in cooperation with the patent group of the company Solvias AG, Basel
  • Expert opinions on patent validity and infringement
  • Advice for companies concerning set-up and organization of patent departments
  • Presentations and educational seminars on patents in general, in particular on questions in the fields of chemistry,
        pharmacy and biotechnology
  • Qualifications
  • Ph.D. studies in chemistry at the University of Basel, lecturer for Organic Chemistry
  • Since 1983 active as patent specialist in the field of inventions in chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Head of the Patent Department of Ciba-Geigy AG (1992-1996) and of the Patent and Trademark Department of
        Novartis AG Basel (1996-2001)
  • Private Practice Patent Attorney since 2001
  • Lecturer for International and Comparative Patent Law at the Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord (New Hampshire),
  • President of the Swiss national group of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • 2007 Konrad Becker