Volker Oehmke


Degree in Mathematics
Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Admitted representative before the Office for Harmonization of the Internal Market in Alicante


Main fields of practice:
  • Act on Employees' Inventions
  • Trademark and design law
  • Materials sciences
  • Optoelectronics

Volker Oehmke studied Mathematics at the University of Leipzig (1972 – 1976), then Intellectual Property Law in Science and Technology at the Humboldt University of Berlin (1981 – 1984).

From 1976 – 2000, he worked at JENOPTIK AG, first in the field of technical reliabilities, then (from 1981) in the field of IP rights protection, and was head of the Industrial Property Rights Department from 1991 – 2000. He has been a partner at Patentanwälte OEHMKE & KOLLEGEN since 2001.

Volker Oehmke is a member (assessor) of the enlarged circle of the GPTO Arbitration Board Act on Employees' Inventions.