Manuel Grimm

Dr. rer. nat., M. Sc., MPhys, B. Sc.

Manuel Grimm drafts patent applications and assists clients in examination proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office. He also deals with opposition, appeal, and nullity proceedings as well as infringement issues.

Thanks to several years of international experience in scientific research in experimental and computational condensed matter physics and molecular organics, Manuel Grimm has acquired in-depth expertise in solid state physics, semiconductors, scientific instrumentation, big data, mechanics, and computer hardware and software.

Patent Engineer, Trainee Patent Attorney

Location: Munich

Languages: German, English

+49 89 928 05-0


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The study of physics and my personal interest in technical subtleties enable me to grasp complex issues in a focused and efficient way without losing track of details. I apply these skills every day for our clients with great passion in order to ensure the best possible protection for their innovations.


“Molecular orbital imaging beyond the first monolayer: Insights into the pentacene/Ag(110) interface”, Phys. Rev. B 98, 195412 (2018);

Lectures & Seminars

Manuel Grimm has given contributed talks on experimental and computational physics of organic molecules at multiple international conferences throughout Europe.


Bachelor of Science, Physics (B. Sc.), Master of Physics (MPhys), Master of Science, Physics (M. Sc.)

2019 - today

Technology expert and trainee patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG in Munich, Germany

2019 - today

Studies of law for patent attorneys at the Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany

2014 - 2019

Doctoral student and research associate at the Institute of Experimental Physics VII - Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany - in the field of molecular organic thin films

2012 - 2014

Studies of physics at University of Würzburg and graduation as M. Sc. Physics

2011 - 2012

Studies of physics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and graduation as Master of Physics in Optoelectronics and Lasers with honours of the first class

2008 - 2011

Studies of physics at University of Würzburg and graduation as B. Sc. Physics