Patent Attorneys

Dr. Christian Haupt´s professional activities focus on the prosecution of both patents and utility models before the German and European patent offices as well as on defending and attacking patents and utility models in opposition proceedings before the competent patent offices, in particular in the fields of mechanical engineering (e.g. sports equipment and medical engineering), telecommunications (e.g. LTE mobile Radio communication standards and mobile terminals), IT and computer-implemented inventions, electrical engineering and navigation technology.

Another focus of his is the enforcement of IP rights in patent infringement and (parallel) nullity proceedings before the Federal Patent Court as well as in the context of expert opinions on infringement and validity.

 

Recommended in:

The Legal 500 Deutschland 2015:
“Christian Haupt is ‘a good choice when technically difficult matters need to be presented in court.”

Career

2002 – 2006

Research assistant at Helmholtz Institute for Radiation and Nuclear Physics, University of Bonn, Germany; work in the DFG-Special Research Field “Subnuclear Structure of Matter” from 2004 onwards

2006 – 2007

Patent Professional at Grünecker Kinkeldey Stockmair & Schwanhäusser, Munich, Germany

2007 – 2010

Patent engineer and Patent Attorney trainee at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Düsseldorf, Germany; internship at a Patent Dispute Chamber of the Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Germany; at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the Federal Patent Court; licensed to practice as a German Patent Attorney

2011

Licensed to practice as a European Patent Attorney

Since 2014

Partner of the firm

Education

1994 – 2001

Studies of physics at the University of Bonn, Germany

2001 – 2002

Diploma thesis at the University of Bonn, Germany, in theoretical physics relating to relativistic quark models

2002

Awarded a Dipl.-Phys.

2002 – 2006

Doctoral thesis at the University of Bonn, Germany, relating to electromagnetic properties of baryons

2006

Awarded a Dr. rer. nat.

2007 – 2009

Studies of law for patent attorneys at Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany

Languages

German, English

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