Rolf Claessen | IP Fridays ®
Rolf Claessen studied chemistry at the universities of Tuebingen and Wuerzburg and received his doctoral degree from the College of Nanoscience and Engineering of the State University of New York in 2002. His main focus during his dissertation work was in the field of organic and organometallic synthesis, development of copper CVD processes and building suitable reactors, as well as characterization of the resulting copper films using surface analysis techniques such as SEM, XPS, AES and RBS. After university, Rolf Claessen headed the business unit for glass coatings of a nanotechnology company as product manager. He received his training to become a patent attorney in Cologne, Duesseldorf and Munich and after becoming a patent attorney in 2007 started in a local patent law firm as a partner in early 2008. In 2010 Rolf Claessen joined the IP law firm Freischem. Rolf Claessen handles all aspects of intellectual property law. He represents German and international clients in patent and