Founded in Stuttgart

Thomas Iversen and Daniel Exner founded cidora in 2013 and have been serving patent attorneys throughout Germany ever since.

Our clients appreciate the professional and personal service we provide, and we do our utmost to ensure this at all times.

Daniel Exner

Graduate-Computer Scientist, Patent Officer
Executive Partner

After completing his apprenticeship as an IT specialist, Daniel Exner worked for several years as an application consultant at Brügmann Software before devoting himself to his studies in software engineering. After graduating as a computer scientist, he is now managing director of cidora. In 2014 he also became a patent consultant.

Thomas Iversen

Bachelor of Science degree in business information technology
Consultant, Partner

After training as an office administrator, Thomas Iversen worked for several years as a paralegal in the patent department of Bayer in Berlin and as an application consultant at Brügmann Software. As a part-time student, he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business information technology. Today he is a consultant and partner at cidora.

Volker Siegle

Bachelor of Engineering, Patent Engineer

Volker Siegle graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Infrastructure Management. In 2018, he also successfully completed the distance learning programme “Intellectual Property” at the University of Jena. He has been a consultant at cidora since 2015. With his specialist knowledge and good instinct for the needs of our clients, he is a valuable and valued member of our team.

Andreas Hess

Graduate-Engineer, Patent Engineer

Andreas Hess graduated with a degree in medical engineering from a university of applied sciences in 2004 and then joined a patent law firm in Stuttgart. His last position there was as administrator for the entire IT of the firm, including the PatOrg system. Andreas Hess attended further education courses such as the distance learning course “Patent Engineer” at the University of Hagen and preparatory courses for the EQE. He joined cidora as a consultant at the beginning of 2021.

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