2019 speakers

Gerhard Tschiedel


Gerhard Tschiedel joined Siemens AG’s Corporate Technology IP group in 2010 and currently serves as Senior Licensing Counsel.

Siemens is a technology company with core activities in the fields of electrification, automation and digitalization and activities in nearly all countries of the world. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation, power transmission and infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry and of medical diagnostics solutions. As of September 30, 2018, Siemens had around 379,000 employees and annual revenues of €83 billion

Gerhard leads efforts to commercialize Siemens’ corporate patent portfolio via strategic patent sales. Prior to joining Siemens he was responsible for managing and commercializing IP assets for Honeywell’s Specialty Materials Division. He began his professional IP career at Alcatel-Lucent where he was co-responsible for portfolio management and licensing Bell Lab’s wireless and optical patent portfolios.

Gerhard received his BS and MS electrical engineering degree equivalents from Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.

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