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Peter Kallas

BASF, Germany

Dr Kallas studied chemistry at Heidelberg University. After obtaining his doctorate he joined BASF´s Patent Department in 1989. In 1990 he moved to the BASF Group Information Centre. Currently, as a Senior Information Professional, he is responsible for searches and delivery of patent legal status and patent equivalents and for the internal delivery of patent specifications. In addition, he is working in the fields of technology analyses, competitive intelligence and knowledge management. In the course of his work he has been involved with the impact of patent law on patent office publications and with the ways and means by which patent information is handled by commercial services.

He is chairman of the PDG Working Group IMPACT (Impact of patent law on documentation) and the GPTO advisory group ARPAD (working group patent application and documentation) and active in several other national and international advisory and working groups within WIPO, EPO, EIRMA, etc.


Open Patent Services (ICIC 2005)