PROF. DR. CHRISTOPH VON PRAUN


PARTNER


Contact

Maximiliansplatz 14
80333 Munich
Telephone 49892424170
c.praun@bettenresch.de

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE |

Prof. Dr. Christoph von Praun has been with BETTEN & RESCH since 2012. His main interest and expertise lie in the area of computer-implemented inventions and he has been involved in a number of large patent nullity proceedings related to smartphone technologies. Christoph was previously a Research Staff Member at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center in New York with a research focus in the field of hardware and software technology for high performance computing, where he worked on the development of transactional memory systems and in the IBM BlueGene supercomputing project, inter alia. Christoph has regularly published at major international research conferences and is inventor of several U.S. Patents. He has served on program committees of major research venues. He has previously been affiliated with ETH Zurich and CERN and teaches at the Technische Hochschule Nürnberg. His research contributions have recently been awarded with the prestigious ACM SIGLAN „Most Influential Paper Award”.



AREAS OF PRACTICE |

Patent drafting and prosecution
Opposition and appeal proceedings
Patent nullity and infringement lawsuits



TECHNICAL FIELDS |

Computer hardware and software / Telecommunications / Semiconductors / Mechanics



PUBLICATIONS |

• Christoph von Praun and Thomas Gross. Object-Race Detection, Conference on
Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications (OOPSLA), 2001.
• Christoph von Praun: Deconstructing Redundant Memory Synchronization, ISCA
Workshop on Duplicating, Deconstructing, and Debunking (WDDD), 2005.
• Philippe Charles, Christopher Donawa, Kemal Ebcioglu, Christian Grothoff, Allan
Kielstra, Christoph von Praun Vijay Sarsawat and Vivek Sarkar. X10: An Object-
Oriented Approach to Non-Uniform Cluster Computing, Conference on Object-
Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications (OOPSLA), 2005.
• Christoph von Praun, Trey Cain, Jong-Deok Choi, and Kyung Ryu. Conditional
Memory Ordering, International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), 2006.
• Christoph von Praun: Race Conditions, in Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing,
Springer Publishing, 2011.



LANGUAGES | German / English / French