German and European patent attorney Dr. Fritz Wetzel of global IP law firm RatnerPrestia will contribute to a panel discussion entitled “Trade Secrets & Data Protection in Global Markets” at the World Intellectual Property (IP) Forum held in Taipei, Taiwan from November 6-8, 2019.
The theme for the three-day conference is “IP as a Powerhouse for Innovation and Economic Growth”, with a focus on recent developments in IP and its syncing with business objectives.
Dr. Wetzel has a technical background in mechanical engineering and regularly handles technical cases in process technologies, biotechnology and medicine technology. He has long-standing experience in patent drafting, prosecution, legal opinions, litigation, opposition and nullity proceedings as well as in trademark law. His expertise includes chemistry related topics, in particular organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, plastics technology, pigments and dyes, liquid crystals, biochemistry, bioorganic chemistry, and pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Wetzel is admitted to the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the German Supreme Court for nullity proceedings and is based in RatnerPrestia’s Munich office.