Uwe Wiesner

Volkswagen AG

Uwe is head of Corporate Intellectual Property at Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany. He is responsible for filing, prosecuting, licensing and enforcing Volkswagen’s Patents, Trademarks, Design Rights, Internet-Domains and defending against third party IP claims. In addition, he is responsible for standardization. Prior, Uwe served more than 15 years as a Patent Manager for Volkswagen AG and Audi AG, also located in Germany. Uwe is chairman of the IP Committee of VDA (German Association of Automotive Industry), board member of the IP committee of BDI (Association of German Industries) and board member of VPP (Association of Industry Patent Professionals in Germany). From 2010 to 2017 he lectured at the Technical University of Braunschweig for “Business Practice of Intellectual Property.”