Tobias Wuttke

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Dr. Tobias Wuttke is an attorney-at-law who specializes in national and cross-border patent litigation. Influential rankings confirm his reputation as one of Germany’s leading patent litigators. Tobias Wuttke’s expertise stems from hundreds of patent infringement and validity proceedings. He advises blue chip companies acting on a global level, innovative SMEs, and start-ups in the areas of telecommunications (SEPs in particular), medical technology, automotive, and life sciences.

Tobias Wuttke focuses on the economic perspective of the patent disputes he conducts. His primary goal is to achieve the optimal commercial result for his clients. He considers patent litigation to be inextricably linked to risk management. 

Tobias Wuttke regularly gives presentations on topical issues regarding patent law at universities, offices, and associations, and – as an author – he actively promotes the distribution and development of patent law.

Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Certified IP lawyer, UPC Representative, Partner

Location: Munich

Languages: German, English

+49 89 928 05-0


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Tobias regularly publishes on topics of Intellectual Property in numerous journals and expert blogs, e.g., Reports of Germany Patent Attorneys, GRUR-Prax, and the EPLAW Blog. Additionally, he co-authored the Practitioner’s book: Know-how protection and the Back Online Manual on Patent Law.

Lectures & Seminars

Tobias gives presentations at international and German symposiums on a regular basis. He also is a lecturer of the Executive MBA of the Technical University of Munich and at the Technical University Ilmenau, where he lectures on the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court.


Tobias is a member of EPLAW, the Advisory Board of the EPLAW Patent Blog, the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), the Association for Intellectual Property Professionals (VPP), the Licensing Executives Society (LES), the German-Japanese Business Association (DJW), and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Tobias is also involved in the US-based Sedona Conference pertaining to global patent litigation issues.


Registration as a Representative before the UPC

2023 - today

Partner of the firm

2012 - today

Lecturer for International Patent and Procedural Law at multiple universities of applied sciences

2010 - 2022

Head of the Litigation Department at Meissner Bolte

2006 - 2009

Associate at Allen & Overy

2004 - 2006

Legal clerkship at the Hamburg Higher District Court

2004 - 2006

Studies of Law at the University of London

2002 - 2004

Research assistant with Prof. Dr. Bornkamm (Presiding Judge at the German Federal Court of Justice, retd.)

2002 - 2004

Member of the research training group of the University of Freiburg, Germany, funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgesellschaft, DFG)

1998 - 2002

Studies of Law at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and the Universidad de Sevilla, Spain