Technical and patent translations
French-German and Italian-German
More than 30 years‘ experience as a freelance translator

About me

Bettina Thiel, graduate translator


University degree in translation from Saarland University in 1989

Sworn translator

Sworn translator (Cologne Higher Regional Court) for the languages French and Italian


Language combinations

French-German, Italian-German


CAT tools

I am offering

  • Technical translations
  • Patent translations
  • Certified translations
  • Proofreading
  • Revision
  • Machine Translation Post-Editing (MTPE)

Main areas of expertise

Patents, patent litigations, railway technology, railway vehicles

Working fields

Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, plastics, glass, chemistry, information technology, environment, energy generation & distribution, transport, tunnel construction, aviation, watchmaking, defence technology, automotive engineering, SAP, quality management, European Union affairs and much more.

Text types

Patents, patent litigation documents, tenders, offers, technical specifications, product descriptions, operating instructions, maintenance instructions, manuals, data sheets, contracts, official documents and much more…

Some references

European Commission – GD Translation, Siemens, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Federal Office of Civil Protection, Die Länderbahn, patent attorneys …


Member of the Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (BDÜ)


Tel.: +49 2244 87 31 99
Mobile: +49 171 644 96 73