Martin Hohgardt


Martin Hohgardt’s main areas of practice involve patent prosecution, patent nullity proceedings, opposition proceedings and patent litigation in various technical fields. 

His technical fields include telecommunications, electrical engineering, special-purpose machinery manufacture, computer-implemented inventions, ciphering systems and medical devices.

Martin Hohgardt is responsible for prosecuting patent applications and representing in opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office on behalf of numerous German and international clients. 

When representing these clients in patent infringement proceedings before the Regional Courts and in corresponding validity proceedings, Martin Hohgardt cooperates closely with the attorneys-at-law of BARDEHLE PAGENBERG .

He heads the firm's Düsseldorf office.

German and European Patent Attorney, Partner*

Location: Düsseldorf

Languages: German, English

+49 211 4 78 13-0


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I am very curios and always want to understand how inventions and products really work. In this way, I am able to present the best technical and legal arguments on behalf of my clients in examination, validity and infringement proceedings.

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Lectures & Seminars

Martin Hohgardt regularly speaks on topics in the field of patent filing and patent-filing strategy.

2008 - today

Partner of the firm

2004 - 2007

Associate of the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG in Düsseldorf, Germany


Licensed to practice as a European Patent Attorney

2002 - 2003

Associate of the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany


Admitted to the German Bar of Patent Attorneys

2001 - 2002

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

1999 - 2001

Trainee with the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany

1999 - 2001

Law for Patent Attorneys at the FernUniversität, Hagen, Germany


Awarded the degree of a Dipl.-Ing.

1995 - 1997

Legal studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

1992 - 1998

Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Germany