Studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University with a specialization in production engineering. His diploma thesis related to location planning for medium-sized manufacturing companies. He conducted research at the Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management (IWF) at the Technical University of Berlin and worked as a patent attorney at a renowned Munich-based law firm for several years.
He has worked in intellectual property since 2009 and qualified as a German Patent Attorney in 2012 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2013. He joined Manitz Finsterwald Patentanwälte PartmbB in 2017.