Dr. Volker Wirth

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


Main areas of practice

  • Patents and Util­i­ty Models
  • Trade­marks and Designs
  • Pros­e­cu­tion, oppo­si­tion, inval­i­da­tion, infringement

Dr. Wirth has been work­ing in the field of IP law since 2014. Since 2018, he has been a Patent Attor­ney before the Ger­man Patent and Trade­mark Office (DPMA) and the Fed­er­al Patent Court (BPatG). He is pro­fes­sion­al rep­re­sen­ta­tive before the Euro­pean Patent Office (EPO) as well as the Euro­pean Union Intel­lec­tu­al Prop­er­ty Office (EUIPO).

Technical fields

  • Auto­mo­tive indus­try, inter alia, light­ing tech­nol­o­gy, elec­tri­cal and autonomous dri­ving, nav­i­ga­tion sys­tems, break systems
  • Con­trol and oper­at­ing sys­tems, human-machine interfaces
  • Com­put­er imple­ment­ed inven­tions and software
  • Mechan­i­cal and civ­il engineering
  • Agri­cul­tur­al technology
  • Bio­med­ical analy­sis and assays
  • Microscopy, flu­o­res­cence microscopy and assays


  • Stud­ies of physics at Erla­gen Uni­ver­si­ty, major in „Physics in Medicine“
  • Diplo­ma in the field of bio­physics, under­grad­u­ate research project on protein-lipid-interactions
  • PhD stud­ies at Copen­hagen Uni­ver­si­ty: Quan­ti­ta­tive analy­sis of intra­cel­lu­lar inter­ac­tions between trans­mem­brane Pro­teins (GPCR) and intra­cel­lu­lar pro­teins (scaf­fold­ing pro­teins); bio­phys­i­cal and bio­chem­i­cal meth­ods, in par­tic­u­lar flu­o­res­cence microscopy (CLSM, TIRF‑M)
  • Train­ing as Ger­man Patent Attor­ney, includ­ing stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hagen, intern­ships at the Munich I Region­al Court (Landgericht München I), Ger­man Patent and Trade­mark Office (DPMA) and Fed­er­al Patent Court (BPatG)
  • Euro­pean Qual­i­fy­ing Exam­i­na­tion before the Euro­pean Patent Office
  • 2023 Admis­sion as Euro­pean Patent Lit­i­ga­tor (UPC)


  • Ger­man
  • Eng­lish
  • Dan­ish

Foto: con­nol­ly weber, München