Dr. Federico von Samson-Himmelstjerna is a German Patent Attorney, Professional Representative before the European Patent Office and European Trademark and Design Attorney and has been working in intellectual property law since 2018.
He studied physics at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Universidad de Granada. He graduated with honors and wrote his diploma thesis at the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) in the field of elementary particle physics.
Subsequently, he obtained his Ph.D. summa cum laude in the field of medical physics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing (Fraunhofer MEVIS)/University of Bremen. He developed several methods for Hadamard-encoded, time-resolved perfusion measurement using MRI in close collaboration with the University of Oxford, Leiden University, and the Centre for Stroke Research at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin.
His technical focus is on applied physics, medical and biophysics, especially medical imaging and medical technology, mechanics, and computer-implemented inventions.
Dr. von Samson-Himmelstjerna is a member of German Physical Society, the International Society for Magnetic Resonance (ISMRM) and the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB).
Federico von Samson-Himmelstjerna supports individual inventors, small and medium-sized enterprises as well as large companies in patent prosecution proceedings before the German and European Patent Offices. He also participates in the representation of clients in appeal, opposition and nullity proceedings before the German and European Patent Offices, the German Federal Patent Court, the German Federal Supreme Court and the European Boards of Appeal. He is regularly involved in infringement proceedings for multinational corporations.