Dominik Ho

Partner

Dr. rer. nat. MEng (Cornell)

Dominik Ho has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2010. He specializes in physics, software and communications engineering. He is authorized to represent clients before the the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Federal Patent Court.

+ 49 89 210 296 0
dominik.ho@df-mp.com

 

 

 

Dominik Ho has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2010. He specializes in physics, software and communications engineering. He is authorized to represent clients before the the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Federal Patent Court.

practice areas.

The focus of his work lies in the area of litigation concerning complex technical matters. With his experience in enforcing and defending patents, Dr. Ho assists research and licensing companies with drafting, prosecuting, and assessing patent applications. Further, he prepares freedom-to-operate opinions and caveats for manufacturing companies that either already operate or intend to operate in contested technology markets. 

  
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admissions.

  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • German Trademark Attorney

references and activities.

  • Scholar of the Bavarian Elite Network
  • Fulbright Scholar

curriculum vitae.

Since 2017
Since 2017

Partner at df-mp

Since 2013
Since 2013

Admission as patent attorney

2010-2013
2010-2013

Patent attorney candidate at df-mp

2006-2009
2006-2009

Doctorate Degree in Biophysics and Molecular Materials at the LMU Munich

2004-2006
2004-2006

Studies of Physics at the Cornell University, USA

2001-2006
2001-2006

Studies of Physics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Representative cases.

  • IPCom GmbH & Co. KG vs. Nokia, HTC, Apple, Telekom, Vodafone: represented IPCom in the enforcement of its patent portfolio as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions and oppositions (Press)
  • Unwired Planet vs. Huawei, LG Electronics, Samsung, HTC, Google:  represented Unwired Planet in its enforcement of six telecom patents as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions (Press)
  • FIPA AG vs. Samsung, LG Electronics, Sony, HTC: represented FIPA in its enforcement of two telecom patents as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions (Press)
  • Conversant Wireless vs. LG, Huawei, and ZTE: represented Conversant Wireless in its enforcement of three telecom patents as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions (Press)
  • Smartphone Technologies vs. Huawei, ZTE.: represented Munitech (a subsidiary of Marathon Patent Group) in its enforcement of four telecom patents before the District Court of Düsseldorf (Press)

 

publications.

  • Severin, P. M. D., D. Ho, and H. E. Gaub. 2011. “A high throughput moleculare force assay for protein-DNA interactions.” Lab on a Chip.11:856-862.
  • Ho, D., J. L. Zimmermann, F. A. Dehmelt, U. Steinbach, M. Erdmann, P. Severin, K. Falter, H. E. Gaub. 2009. “Force-driven separation of short double stranded DNA.” Biophysical Journal. 97:3158-3167.
  • Ho, D., K. Falter, P. Severin, H. E. Gaub. 2009. “DNA as a Force Sensor in an Aptamer-Based Biochip for Adenosine.” Analytical chemistry. 81:3159-3164.
  • Ho, D., C. Dose, C. H. Albrecht, P. Severin, K. Falter, P. B. Dervan, and H. E. Gaub. 2009. “Quantitative Detection of Small Molecule/DNA Complexes Employing a Force-Based and Label-Free DNA-Microarray.” Biophysical Journal. 96:4661-4671.
  • Muñoz Javier, A., P. Del Pino, M. F. Bedard, D. Ho, A. G. Skirtach, G. B. Sukhorukov, C. Plank, and W. J. Parak. 2008. “Photoactivated release of cargo from the cavity of polyelectrolyte capsules to the cytosol of cells.” Langmuir. 24:12517-12520.
  • Valero, V., T. Nevian, D. Ho, and M. Lindau. 2008. “Tethering Forces of Secretory Granules Measured with Optical Tweezers.”Biophysical Journal. 95:4972-4978.
  • Dose, C.*, D. Ho, H. E. Gaub, P. B. Dervan, and C. H. Albrecht. 2007. “Recognition of “Mirror-Image” DNA by Small Molecules.”Angewandte Chemie, International Edition. 46:8384-8387. Bemerkung: (*) geteilte Erstautorschaft.