Manuel Soria Parra

Medical Devices, Mechatronics and 3D Printing

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) (Mechatronics), Master of Laws (LL.M.)
German and European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney

Education
Precision engineering / mechatronics specializing in medical engineering at Munich University of Applied Sciences
Law for Patent Attorneys at University of Hagen
European Intellectual Property Law at University of Hagen

Technical Fields
Medical robotics, medical measurement technology, medical and technical optics, lightning technology, process engineering, automotive engineering, additive manufacturing technology, 3D printing technology

Professional Membership
German Patent Attorneys Bar Association; Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)Association of German Engineers (VDI); Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE)

Practice Areas
Prosecution of national and international Patent, Trademark and Design rights; particular experience in opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office and in developing and coordinating international IP portfolio strategies; providing patent and design validity and non-infringement opinions

Publications
"Protection of Innovations in Europe - Chances and Risks of the new European Unitary Patent"
Der Routenplaner - Medizinprodukte planen, entwickeln und realisieren
Publisher: TÜV Media GmbH Köln, 2014
(ISBN 978-3-8249-1100-4)

"Russian (License-)Roulette"

Medizin & Technik - print edition 3/2014
Publisher: Konradin Verlag R. Kohlhammer GmbH

"IP Rights in China: Why European Companies Should be Interested in said Topic"
Medizin & Technik – online edition March 2014
Publisher: Konradin Verlag R. Kohlhammer GmbH

"Medical Technology Innovations and Intellectual Property"
Der Routenplaner - Medizinprodukte planen, entwickeln und realisieren
Publisher: TÜV Media GmbH Köln, 2013
(ISBN 978-3-8249-1100-4)

"Patents - Drivers of Progress or Anti-Progressive Monopolies?"
Technik in Bayern 04/2012;
Publisher: MuP Verlag GmbH

Presentations
Medconf 2011, Munich: "Legal Protection of Graphical User Interfaces - what Medical Technology can learn from Apple's iPhone" 
Medconf 2012, Munich: "How many Patents protect this Medical Device?"
Medconf 2014, Munich: "The new Unitary Patent - a  Perspective for Medical Technology?"
Medconf 2015, Munich: "Protection against Product Piracy in Medical Technology"
Entwicklerforum Medizinelektronik 2015, Munich: "Protection against Product Piracy in Medical Technology"
VDI AK Mechatronik 2015, Munich: "Patents in Medical Technology"
InnoPraktika/IRZ 2016, Moscow: "3D Printing - Efficient Legal Protection by Registered Design Rights in Germany and Europe" 
Meissner Bolte IP-Days 2017, Munich: "European Opposition Proceedings"
Medconf 2017 und Digital Transformation Convention 2017, Munich: "3D Printed Spare Parts - a New Dimension of Counterfeiting?"


Widenmayerstr. 47, D - 80538 Munich
Phone: +49-89-2121860, Fax: +49-89-21218670
E-Mail: mail@nospammb.de

 

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