Dr. Hartmann is the Head of the Corporate Patent Department for Merck KGaA. Dr. Hartmann joined Merck KGaA in 1990 and worked in the Licensing Department as well as the Business Development Unit before becoming the Head of Patent Pharmaceuticals in 2000.
Dr. Hartmann received a degree in chemistry from the University of Giessen, Germany in 1987 and earned a PhD in chemistry from the same institution in 1990. An expert in patent law, Dr. Hartmann has lectured extensively on due diligence, patent strategy, licensing and exploitation of IP. In addition, Dr. Hartmann is a core member of Merck KGaA’s Strategic Innovation Process, a project that seeks to take products that are not part of Merck’s core business and bring them into start-up companies financed by venture capital.
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