Dr. Bernd Hupfer

Dr. Bernd Hupfer
Name Dr. Bernd Hupfer


Position Patent Attorney (DE); European Trademark and Design Attorney
Short Bio Dr. Bernd Hupfer studied chemistry and received his Ph.D. in polymer science at the University of Mainz, Germany. Before joining Dennemeyer & Associates, Dr. Hupfer held various positions in R&D, quality management and manufacturing in several internationally-known corporations. Among his former job titles, we can mention Head of manufacturing and engineering of Ticona GmbH’s European business unit for polyacetal (POM), and global business unit for ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) with sites in Germany and the US.

In the field of IP, Dr. Bernd Hupfer was Head of “Intellectual Property EU” of Celanese Corporation, where he was also Chairman of the Managerial Employees’ Committee (Sprecherausschuss) of Celanese’s German group companies. He brings a wealth of knowledge in the development and maintenance of patent portfolios, including enforcement and defense of patents in European and non-European countries. Due to his previous experience, Dr. Hupfer can advise on drafting and negotiation of IP related agreements, such as confidentiality agreements, license agreements and evaluation agreements.
Qualifications Ph.D. in Biology
Area of expertise biology, biotechnology, chemistry, medical technology, pharmacy, trademark and design law
Active in IP since Active in IP since 2010
Office located in Frankfurt a.M. Germany
Languages English, German