Dr. Utz Kador LL.M.

Patent and Trademark Attorney, Founder

Utz is a German and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney and founded Kador and Partner in 1974. As a trained chemist with particular experience in the polymer field, and as a chemical engineer, he is mainly engaged in patent matters in these fields, especially in opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office. In addition, he deals with applications and patents in the fields of physics, steel manufacturing, optics and mechanics, as well as with trade mark cases and license agreements.

Utz is a member of the Patents Commission of the UNION of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property. For many years, he was secretary and member of the board of the German chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and international delegate of LES.

He has also been chairman of the Trademarks Committee of LES International. Furthermore, he was a member of the International Trademark Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for a number of years.

Utz is fluent in German and English and also speaks French, Italian and Spanish. In his spare time he enjoys all kind of mountaineering activities such as hiking in summer and ski trekking in winter. He also plays basketball regularly in a team.