9th EMBL/EMBO Joint Conference 2008
Berthold Rutz, European Patent Office, Germany
Berthold Rutz is a patent examiner at the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich entrusted with search, examination and opposition in the field of biotechnology. Since 2005 he is involved in the EPO Scenarios for the Future project and co-edited the final publication of the study. He performed his studies in Berlin (Freie Universität), New York (Rockefeller University) and Heidelberg (European Molecular Biology Laboratory) and holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Freie Universität Berlin.
The author of several scientific and patent related publications has successfully passed the European Qualifying Exam for Patent Attorneys.