Olaf is Managing Partner with the international IP lawfirm Page White and Farrer, where he heads the Munich office. He is experienced in drafting, prosecuting and defending German, European and international patent applications in all fields of electrical engineering and physics, particularly in the fields of mobile communications, artificial intelligence, networking, software and other IT-related fields, as well as medical technology, optics, electronic circuitry, semiconductor technology, image processing technology and electric vehicles.
Furthermore, Olaf has many years of experience giving expert opinions, in particular Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) opinions, qualitative and monetary valuation of all kinds of intellectual property rights, and evaluation of standard relevant patents. In this regard, he is a member of the DIN working committee on patent valuation which created a corresponding German standard DIN 77100 and is working on a related international standard.
Recently he was a member of a patent litigation team, which represented a large international telecommunications company in a defensive merger (Joint Defense Group) in a large international patent infringement lawsuit. Olaf is a member of the European Patent Litigators Association (EPLIT) which has been established to promote any measures for improving patent litigation, in particular before the Unified Patent Court, and to increase and strengthen relationships between practitioners entitled to represent parties in patent disputes in Europe.