Patent Attorneys

Joachim Mader's main areas of practice include the prosecution of patents, invalidity proceedings and infringement proceedings in the various technical fields of mechanical engineering and processing technology. His core technical areas include float glass and fabricated glass products, robotics, automotive technology, process control, and hydraulics. His work particularly focusses on opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.


He cooperates closely with the firm’s attorneys-at-law in (parallel) nullity and infringement proceedings before the Regional Courts, the German Federal Court of Justice and the German Federal Patent Court, which enables him to provide practice-oriented advice relating to filing patents at the EPO and the German Patent and Trademark Office.


His clients include one of the world's largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products, a German world leader in the field of industrial robots and a major Japanese heavy industry company.

Career

1998

Research Assistant and diploma thesis with DaimlerChrysler AG, Ulm, Germany

1999-2001

Development Engineer in the R&D department of the BMW Group, Munich, Germany

2002-2004

Trainee at the patent law firm Zipse and Habersack, Munich,Germany

2005-2010

Associate of the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany

Since 2011

Partner of the firm

Education

1993-1998

Degree Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) at the University of Aachen (TH), Germany;

2004-2005

Trainee at the German Patent Office and at the Federal German Patent Court

2005

Admitted to the German Bar of Patent Attorneys

2006

Licensed to practice as a European Patent Attorney

Languages

German, English

Memberships:

German Patent Lawyers Bar, EPI, VPP, AIPPI, LES

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