Dominik Ho

Partner

Patent Attorney and Attorney-at-Law
Dr. rer. nat., M.Eng. (Cornell)

Dominik Ho has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2010. He specializes in physics, software and communications engineering.

+ 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.

practice areas.

The focus of his work lies in the area of contentious patent validity proceedings. Due to his dual qualification as patent attorney and attorney-at-law, he is often called upon to assist in patent infringement proceedings. In addition, he advises his clients in all patent-related areas.

  
IAM Patent 1000: The world's leading patent attorneys 2021
IAM Patent 1000: The world's leading patent attorneys 2021

df-mp joins the ranks of "highly recommended" patent law firms…

Third victory for df-mp and Unwired Planet
Third victory for df-mp and Unwired Planet

df-mp successfully defended the patent EP 1 105 991 against…

df-mp among the most recommended patent firms
df-mp among the most recommended patent firms

We proudly announce that df-mp is among the most recommended patent…

Conversant and df-mp win against Huawei and ZTE
Conversant and df-mp win against Huawei and ZTE

The District Court of DĂĽsseldorf has decided: Mobile phone manufacturers…

Five IP stars for df-mp
Five IP stars for df-mp

df-mp is proud to receive another five IP stars this…

NEXT VICTORY FOR DF-MP AND IPCOM BEFORE THE FEDERAL PATENT COURT
NEXT VICTORY FOR DF-MP AND IPCOM BEFORE THE FEDERAL PATENT…

Df-mp successfully defends further nullity actions in patent dispute for…

Five IP-Stars go to the df-mp team
Five IP-Stars go to the df-mp team

df-mp is delighted that five partners have been awarded the…

First choice in the high-tech industry
First choice in the high-tech industry

df-mp is recommended in the current JUVE-Handbook with the highest…

admissions.

  • Attorney at Law
  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • German Trademark Attorney

references and activities.

  • Winner of two MIP Awards 2020 for his work in two Cross-border Telecoms Patent Team of the Year Awards for IPCom Bardehle Pagenberg, Bristows and Hengeler Mueller and for Unwired Planet with EIP, Osborne Clarke and Fieldfisher.
  • IAM Patent 1000 Recommended Individual 2018-2021
  • JUVE Handbook Recommended Individual 2018-2021
  • MIP Handbook IP Star 2018-2021
  • Scholar of the Bavarian Elite Network
  • Fulbright Scholar

curriculum vitae.

Since January 2021
Since January 2021

Admission as attorney at law

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.

  • IPBridge vs. Xiaomi, Huawei, ZTE: representation of IPBridge in its enforcement of its mobile communication patent portfolio before the District Court of MĂĽnchen, Hamburg, and Mannheim as well as in its defense of the patent portfolio before the Federal Patent Court
  • InterDigital vs. Xiaomi: representation of Interdigital in its enforcement of its mobile communication patent portfolio before the District Court of MĂĽnchen as well as in its defense of the patent portfolio before the Federal Patent Court (Press)
  • Google vs. Sonos: representation of Sonos in its enforcement of a patent concerning connected speaker technology before the District Court of Hamburg in expedited proceedings
  • Sonos vs. Google: representation of Sonos in its defense against two patents in a dispute over connected speakers before the District Court of Munich as well as in its challenge of the patents before the Federal Patent Court
  • IPBridge vs. LG: representation of IPBridge in its enforcement of three telecom patents in disputes before the District Court of Mannheim
  • WSOU vs. Huawei, Samsung, ZTE, Microsoft, Dell, Xiaomi, Google: representation of WSOU in its enforcement of its patent portfolio before the District Court of MĂĽnchen as well as in its defense of the patent portfolio before the Federal Patent Court
  • INVTE vs. Apple, ZTE, Huawei: representation of INVTE in its enforcement of three telecom patents in dispute before the District Court of Munich as well as in the defence of the patents before the Federal Patent Court
  • France Brevet vs. Apple: representation of France Brevets in its enforcement of a NFC patent before the District Court of Mannheim as well as in the defence of the patent before the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court
  • Conversant Wireless vs. Daimler: representation of Conversant Wireless in its enforcement of telecom patents in dispute over connected cars before the District Court of Munich as well as in the defence of the patents before the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court (Press)
  • Nokia vs. Daimler: representation of Nokia in its enforcement of two telecom patents in disputes over connected cars before the District Court of Mannheim as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court (Press)
  • IPCom GmbH & Co. KG vs. Nokia, HTC, Apple, Telekom, Vodafone: representation of IPCom in the enforcement of its patent portfolio before the District Courts of Mannheim, DĂĽsseldorf and Munich as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions and oppositions (Press)
  • Unwired Planet vs. Huawei, LG Electronics, Samsung, HTC, Google: representation of Unwired Planet in its enforcement of six telecom patents before the District Court of DĂĽsseldorf as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court (Press)
  • FIPA AG vs. Samsung, LG Electronics, Sony, HTC: representation of FIPA in its enforcement of two telecom patents before the District Court of Munich and the District Court of Duesseldorf as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court (Press)
  • Conversant Wireless vs. LG, Huawei, and ZTE: representation of Conversant Wireless in its enforcement of three telecom patents before the District Court of DĂĽsseldorf and the District Court of Munich as well as in its defense of the patents against nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court (Press)
  • Nokia vs. Apple: representation of Nokia in its enforcement of two telecom patents before the District Court of DĂĽsseldorf (Press)
  • Smartphone Technologies vs. Huawei, ZTE: representation of Smartphone Technologies in its enforcement of a patent relating to the Android operating system before the District Court of DĂĽsseldorf (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.