Dr. Carsten ten Brink

Dr. Carsten ten Brink

Dipl.-Ing. (graduate engineer), Dr.-Ing.
German Patent Attorney,
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney Partner

Born 1966, Carsten is a Bremen University graduate in electrical engineering (doctorate in the field of multi-robot collision avoidance).
He started in Intellectual Property in 1995 with eight years in the patent department of Siemens AG where he was primarily concerned with automation technology devices and the relevant software applications.
He was admitted as European Patent Attorney and German Patent Attorney in 2001 and 2002, respectively. Thereafter he joined a Scots-based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys with over 200 staff across Europe for over seven years. After being appointed director he was responsible for the firm’s German activities. In 2011 he became partner and co-founder of WTB Patent.

Dr. ten Brink focuses his practice on drafting, prosecuting, preparing opinions on and litigating patents and utility models, in particular in the fields automation and production engineering (CAD, CAE, CIM), programmable logic controllers (PLC), computerised numerical controls (CNC), production planning and control, system engineering, sensors and switching devices; control and feedback control systems; computers (HW/SW), expert and knowledge based systems, information and communication technology (ICT), multimedia and telecommunications, robotics.

Particular Intellectual Property Areas & Expertise:
All matters of industrial law; Patent, Trade Mark and Design prosecution; licensing, litigation and nullity actions

German, english

German bar association, FICPI, EPI, VPP

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