Marius Fischer

Michaelmas 2016

Marius is a Visiting PhD Student from the Ludwig-Maximilans-University (LMU) and the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, both situated in Munich, Germany. His research concerns patents in the nanotechnology space and, in particular, related policy issues. He draws from expertise in Theoretical Nanophysics he developed at LMU Munich and Northeastern University, Boston, USA, as well as from an understanding of Intellectual Property Law & Economics he gained at UC Berkeley, USA, under Professor Robert Merges. His supervisor in Oxford is Professor Graeme Dinwoodie, his supervisor in Munich is Professor Ansgar Ohly. Marius holds a Bachelor's degree in Physics from RWTH Aachen University and a Master’s degree in Nanophysics from LMU Munich. His ongoing research into patent law was and is kindly supported by scholarships from the Fulbright Commission, the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, and the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.


Past visiting students

Carl Frey 
Michaelmas 2010

Pascale Chapdelaine
Osgoode Hall Law School 
Academic Year 2012/13

Maria De La Luz Sanchez Garcia
University of Murcia 
Michaelmas 2012

Susan Braendli
University of St Gallen
Hilary 2014, Trinity 2014, Michaelmas 2014.

Suelen Carls
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Trinity 2015, Michaelmas 2015, Hilary 2016