Bernadette joined in 2001, after several years of working as office administrator and technical translator and having gathered well over 10 years of experience in sales.

Her sales experience was predominantly with internationally active companies, dealing with complex technical products. Apart from frequent traveling to several different countries, her working experience included an extended employment in the United Kingdom.

Her by now more than 15 years in office administration and accounting in Intellectual Property complemented her international experience well, resulting in intensive knowledge about domestic and foreign administrative and accounting processes.


  • Holds a degree in languages from Bendel College in Riedlingen, Germany
  • Taught French and Italian in an evening school
  • Received extended in house training in international sales of complex technical goods, including a 10 year employment at optical company Rodenstock, Germany