"If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own."
Henry Ford

Prof. Dr. Alexander J. Wurzer

Born in 1969, Dr. and Degree in Physics
After his studies in physics, micro and molecular biology at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He obtained his Dr. in biophysics.

Since 1999 he has been advising German and international industry enterprises, credit institutions and finance service providers, patent attorneys and insolvency administrators as a consultant on IP management in various projects. His focus is on:

  • Development of strategies involving IP
  • Valuation and analysis of industrial property rights
  • Portfolio management
  • Advisory and expert services
  • Mediation

Prof. Dr. Wurzer is Professeur Associé at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies, CEIPI, at the University Strasbourg and director of studies of the Master's degree program Intellectual Property Law and Management. Further he holds lectures on patent valuation at various European institutions.

Prof. Dr. Wurzer is the chairman of the working committee of the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) for the standardization of patent valuation. He is the spokesman for the innovation working committee of the IHK München and Oberbayern. He is the member of the board of directors of the Deutschen Institut für Erfindungswesen (D.I.E. e.V.), and also a member of the working committee patent law of the University Düsseldorf and a member of the working committee on patent valuation of the Licensing Executives Society (LES).

He is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright Law (GRUR), the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), the Association European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP), the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. and the Association of German Engineers (VDI).

He is the author of many publications, among others: 

  • IP-Manager
  • Praxishandbuch Internationaler Know-how Schutz
  • Bewertung technischer Schutzrechte - Praxis der Patentbewertung, 1 Auflage
  • Patentmanagement - Ein Praxisleitfaden für den Mittelstand
  • Wettbewerbsvorteile durch Patentinformation
  • Das Handbuch der Patentrecherche
  • Patentinformation - Wettbewerbsvorsprung im Innovationsprozess
  • Handbuch für Patentrecherche - Innovation durch Patentinformation
  • Anworten auf Basel II: Bewertung des Schutzrechtsportfolios

 CV Prof. Dr. Alexander J. Wurzer

Prof. Dr. Alexander J. Wurzer