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Arne Hans, Ph.D.

Senior Associate


p: 617-951-3005

f: 617-951-3927




  • New England Law Boston (J.D., summa cum laude)

  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (Ph.D., Medical Sciences, magna cum laude)

  • University of Heidelberg, Germany (M.S., Medical Computer Science)

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Arne Hans, Ph.D. is a registered patent attorney with a practice that focuses on patent prosecution in the US and internationally, proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and litigation matters. Dr. Hans has extensive experience with a wide range of technologies, including medical devices and systems, computer networks, computer hardware and software, machine learning, GPS technology, antennas, imaging systems and image processing devices, mechanical tools, and consumer products.

Prior to practicing law, Dr. Hans held academic research appointments at Harvard Medical School for eleven years. He conducted research in medical computer science and medical imaging in the radiology departments of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital, focusing on surgical planning, medical image processing, visualization, and intraoperative navigation.

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