Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Phys.
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.
Haupt is highly skilled as a prosecutor in the field of mechanical engineering, telecoms and computer-implemented inventions. He has a strategic eye for parallel nullity/infringement proceedings.
IAM Patent 1000, 2023
Haupt brings additional knowledge of IT and computer-implemented inventions and is as strong an EPO advocate as he is an advisor on infringement issues.
IAM Patent 1000, 2022
Haupt is highly sought after for his infringement and validity opinions – in particular, in the mechanical engineering, computer-implemented inventions and electronics spaces.
IAM Patent 1000, 2021
Christian Haupt ›ist immer perfekt vorbereitet‹.
The Legal 500 (D), 2018
Christian Haupt is able to ›present difficult matters to the Offices very skillfully‹.
Legal 500 D /Legal EMEA (D), 2016
Christian Haupt is ›a good choice when technically difficult matters need to be presented in court‹.
The Legal 500 Deutschland 2015