Studied mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen University with emphasis on production technology. His diploma thesis related to the location planning for meduim sized manufacturing companies. Research at the Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Management (IWF) of the TU Berlin. Patent Attorney in a renowned Munich-based law firm for several years.
He has worked in intellectual property since 2009 and was admitted to practice as a German Patent Attorney in 2012 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2013. He joined Manitz Finsterwald Patentanwälte PartmbB in 2017.
Member of the Examination Commission for German Patent Attorneys since 2019.