Patent Attorneys

Advice with regard to patent protection and copyright for computer-implemented inventions; managing open source programs; patent applications, patent infringement and validity proceedings concerning IT related inventions; license agreements and employee’s inventions.

Based on his long-time professional activities for IBM and his high-level involvement in German and international IP organizations, Fritz Teufel gained an international reputation as a renowned expert for intellectual property on IT related inventions. He is a regular speaker at IP seminars and conferences on this topic.



Research and development of hardware and software with IBM and at the Battelle Institute in Geneva, Switzerland.


Patent Assessor at IBM Patent Dep., Böblingen, Germany


Manager IBM IP Liaison Office, Munich, Germany


Assistant Counsel, IBM Intellectual Property Department, Boca Raton, Florida, USA


Head of Patents and Copyrights, IBM Deutschland GmbH

Since 2006

Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich



Studies of Physics at the Universities of Stuttgart and Munich


Degree of Dipl.-Phys.


German, English, French

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