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Burkhard Josuhn-Kadner
Senior Manager, Dennemeyer Consulting

Burkhard Josuhn-Kadner is a member of the Dennemeyer Consulting team located in Munich.

He managed large industrial IP portfolios and led global IP, technology and engineering teams as Executive.

Burkhard holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Engineering for Power from the Ruhr-University Bochum and postgraduate degrees as Patent Referent and Patent Engineer.


  • Management of Intellectual Property, R&D and Technology
  • Building or transforming global IP functions and international teams
  • Operational excellence for IP functions
  • Optimization of IP strategies and portfolios incl. implementation
Professional experience
  • > 3 years of consulting clients for achievement of IP excellence
  • 7 years of leading international IP functions and teams on Executive level
  • 9 years managing very large global portfolios of industrial IP
  • 8 years of experience as R&D and engineering manager
  • 6 years as researcher in engineering for power technologies
Exemplary projects
  • Transformation of corporate IP teams into new companies
  • Execution of IP transactions related to M&A projects and divestments
  • IP portfolio management and related optimization projects
  • Definition of IP strategies and their execution
  • Patent and technology watch concepts, software selection and realization
  • Process optimization and ISO 9001 certification
  • Optimization of IP service provider portfolios
  • English, German