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Dr. Bernd Fabry

Bernd Fabry started his professional career as a lecturer of Organic Chemistry at the FH Jülich before changing to Henkel KGaA in 1986, where he became laboratory manager. In 1990, he began to work in the Patent Department and was Deputy Head of Department until 1999.

  • Chemistry & Engineering 100% 100%
  • Life Science 25% 25%
  • Trademarks 75% 75%
  • Employee Inventors Law 100% 100%

Languages

German, Englisch, Spanish, French, Dutch

Contact

49 2166.398.4651

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After completing a degree in Chemistry and obtaining a Ph.D. at the RWTH Aachen, Bernd Fabry started his professional career as a lecturer of Organic Chemistry at the FH Jülich before changing to Henkel KGaA in 1986, where he became laboratory manager. In 1990, he began to work in the Patent Department and was Deputy Head of Department until 1999. From 1999 to 2011 he has been Managing Director of Cognis IP Management GmbH with responsibility for IP rights, but also for licenses and regulatory affairs.

For a decade Bernd Fabry was lecturer of IP Management at Otto-Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar; he has authored numerous papers and books in the field of IP protection.  He founded IP2 in 2006.

Bernd prefers to spend his limited leisure time together with his big family. Bernd is an enthusiastic amateur chef and the best friend of a good bottle of wine; his less calorie-rich hobbies include cycling, water sports and writing crime novels.

What moves me

Sound marks: much ado about something

Sound marks: much ado about something

The purpose of trademarks is to distinguish the goods and services of one company from those of another. Whether a sign can be registered as a trademark therefore depends to a large extent on whether the relevant public can recognize an indication of origin in it. ...

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Again: Bunnies in for a rough ride

Again: Bunnies in for a rough ride

Another bad day for bunnies. This time it was the purple milk bunny and for a change it was not about the infringement of trademark rights, but about a violation of the labeling obligation for food, which the judges at the Bremen Regional Court had to decide on (12 O...

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