Dr. Egbert Engel

Ger­man Patent Attor­ney, Euro­pean Patent Attor­ney, Euro­pean Patent Lit­i­ga­tor (UPC), Partner

Tel:+49 (0)711 997930–70
Fax:+49 (0)89 219996–99

Main areas of practice

  • Patent law
  • Util­i­ty mod­el law
  • Design law
  • Trade­mark law
  • Pros­e­cu­tion, oppo­si­tion, FTO & non-infringe­ment assess­ment, inval­i­da­tion and infringe­ment proceedings

Technical fields

  • Clean­ing devices
  • Med­ical devices
  • Pack­ag­ing devices
  • Opti­cal technologies
  • Auto­mo­tive
  • Mechan­i­cal Engeneering
  • Mechan­ics

Professional education

  • Physics, Hei­del­berg Uni­ver­si­ty and Eind­hoven University
  • Diplo­ma the­sis in the field of high res­o­lu­tion opti­cal (STED) microscopy at Max Planck Insti­tute for Bio­phys­i­cal Chem­istry in Göttingen
  • Doc­tor­al the­sis in the field on ultra­fast relax­ation process­es in organ­ic semi­con­duc­tors mea­sured by fem­tosec­ond laser spec­troscopy at the Insti­tute of Applied Pho­to­physics, Dres­den Uni­ver­si­ty of Technology
  • Pro­fes­sion­al Edu­ca­tion as patent attor­ney trainee in Stuttgart, law clerk with the lit­i­ga­tion cham­ber of the dis­trict court in Mannheim, the Ger­man Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), and the Fed­er­al Ger­man Patent Court (BPatG) in Munich
  • IP pro­fes­sion­al in the field of intel­lec­tu­al prop­er­ty since 2006
  • 2009 Admis­sion as Ger­man Patent Attor­ney, Euro­pean Trade­mark and Design Attorney
  • 2010 Admis­sion as Euro­pean Patent Attorney
  • 2023 Admis­sion as rep­re­sen­ta­tive before the Uni­tary Patent Court (Euro­pean Patent Litigator)


  • Ger­man Patent Attor­ney bar asso­ci­a­tion (Paten­tan­walt­skam­mer)
  • Euro­pean Patent Insti­tute (epi)
  • Fédéra­tion Inter­na­tionale des Con­seils en Pro­priété Indus­trielle (FICPI)


  • Ger­man
  • Englisch
  • French
  • Dutch

Foto: con­nol­ly weber, München