Swiss Patent Attorney / European Patent Attorney
Registered Representative before the UPC
Why am I a patent attorney?
Fields of activity
Career and experience
Thomas Speck works as a Swiss and European patent attorney, focusing on the technical fields of physics, metrology, laboratory automation, process engineering, as well as innovative everyday products in the food, paper products, sanitary installations, and fastening technology sectors.
Thomas Speck gained experience in the field of intellectual property law while working as a project manager in the development department of an analytical measuring instrument manufacturer. There, he was involved as an inventor in patent applications for new developments. Along with the development projects, he also carried out patent searches beforehand.
Thomas Speck studied physics at ETH Zurich (1992-1998). His area of specialization and his thesis were in the field of solid-state physics, specifically in the magnetism of thin layers. After graduating, Thomas Speck worked in the R&D department of an analytical measuring instrument manufacturer (1999-2014). He also trained in NMR spectroscopy and numerical simulation of electromagnetic fields. This field of activity lay at the intersection of various demanding fields of technology, namely high-frequency technology, digital electronics, ultrahigh magnetic fields, superconductors, cryotechnology, vacuum technology, and metrology in the case of unfavorable signal-to-noise ratios.
Since 2023, Thomas Speck has been an elected member of the Examination Board, which is responsible for conducting the examination leading to the title of patent attorney in Switzerland.
ASPTA (Association of the Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys)
FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)
epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
UNION (European Practitioners in Intellectual Property)