Christina Sauer  

Patent Attorney

Christina is qualified as German patent attorney and as representative before the European Patent Office (EPO) and before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Her activities mainly include drafting and prosecution of european and international patent applications in the fields of mechanical engineering, automotive engineering and thermodynamik engineering.

Christina studied mechanical engineering at THM University of Applied Sciences and automotive and engine technology at University of Stuttgart. Here PhD deals with the control of self-ignited combustion processes in gasoline engines, therefor she awarded a doctorate from University of Stuttgart.

Before joining MERH-IP, Christina worked as development engineer for Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart where she was active in development of injection components, calibration of engine control units, development of variable valve trains for combustion engines and combustion development. Then she switched to MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, where she was responsible for combustion development for gas and diesel engines. Here last position in industry was in R&D gasoline engines at BMW AG, where she worked on new engine concepts and was responsible for combustion development again.