Thomas L. Lederer, born 1975 in Rosenheim, studied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Informatics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Technische Universität Berlin before turning to Intellectual Property in 2007.
He is one of very few (less than ca. 1%) German Patent Attorneys with a Master's level degree in Computer Science (Informatics (Diplom-Informatiker Univ.), from the LMU Munich).
Tom is fluent in German and English and has basic knowledge in Spanish, Italian, French and Japanese.
– Academic Education in Physics and Mechanics
– Master's Level degree in Computer Science
– Focus areas include: Networks and Network Protocols, Databases, Information Science and Ontologies, Programming and Theoretical Informatics
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|Mar 2019||GRUR-PRAX No. 7/2019: Patenting in the field of artificial intelligence, GRUR-Prax 2019, 152 (PDF contains only the summary, full article only in GRUR PRAX)|
|Dec 2016||Patent Lawyer Magazine: Global considerations for PCT applications in the field of computer science|
|Sept 2015||Patent Lawyer Magazine: Tiny advances|
|Sept 2014||World Intellectual Property Review: Computer-implemented inventions: recent changes in case law|
|May 2007||Diploma Thesis at LMU München: Ontology-Based Development and Promotion of Acceptance of an Intranet Infrastructure|
|30 Mar 2021||DPMAnutzerforum: Panel discussion: Patentability of Artificial Intelligence|
|06 May 2019||Podcast||KI-Podcast: Interview on the topic of patents and AI|
|29 Mar 2019||AI theme night of the Munich AI "Stammtisch": Patenting in die field of "AI"|
|27 Mar 2019||What is AI? meetup, Munich: AI and Patent Law - Friends or Foes? Frenemies? (PDF is only my part)
Organized by Charlotte Han
|29 Nov 2018||PDF
||TechDivision meetup, Rosenheim: Patents and Computer Implemented Inventions|
|07 Nov 2018||Bayern Innovativ: "Artificial Intelligence: Effects and Challenges", DPMA, Munich: Practical Tips for Patenting of Inventions in Artificial Intelligence|
|19 Apr 2018||Global Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection Summit, Amsterdam: IP and Patents: Do’s & Don’ts|
|20 July 2016||Workshop in Munich together with Dr. Thomas Buchholz (BSH), Munich: Internet of Things (PDF is only my part)|
|02 June 2014||IP Law Europe Summit 2014, Monte Carlo: Opting In or Opting Out: Weighing the Benefits and Dangers of the Unitary Patent Court System|
|10 Dec 2013||Bayern Innovativ: "IP-Management - Strategien und Lösungen für den Know-How-Schutz", DPMA, Munich: Aufbau eines globalen IP-Managements in einem mittelständischen luK-Unternehmen|