Ing. Karel Čada

Czech and European Patent Attorney

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Born in 1946. He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Czech Technical University in Prague (1964 – 1969), Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague (1973 – 1978) and obtained Ph.D. at the University of Economics in Prague (2005 – 2009). He took part in the research fellowships at JAICA (Tokyo – Industrial property protection) in 1994, and within the framework of International Visitor Program (Washington – Intellectual Property Protection) in 2000. He led the Czech delegation at the diplomatic conference on the Protection of Industrial Property, the Administrative Board of the European Patent Organization (2002 – 2009) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (2004 – 2009). He worked at Teplotechna (1971 – 1990) as head of the patent department, Federal Office for Inventions and Industrial Property Office as a vice-president (1990 – 1998) and president (1999 – 2009). Currently he works for Čermák a spol. He is the author of several publications on protection of the industrial property. He gives lectures at the Metropolitan University in Prague and the University of Economics in Prague.

Languages: Czech, English.