Joachim Mader's main areas of practice include the prosecution of patents, invalidity proceedings and infringement proceedings in the various technical fields of mechanical engineering and processing technology. His core technical areas include float glass and fabricated glass products, robotics, automotive technology, process control, and hydraulics. His work particularly focusses on opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
He cooperates closely with the firm’s attorneys-at-law in (parallel) nullity and infringement proceedings before the Regional Courts, the German Federal Court of Justice and the German Federal Patent Court, which enables him to provide practice-oriented advice relating to filing patents at the EPO and the German Patent and Trademark Office.
His clients include one of the world's largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products, a German world leader in the field of industrial robots and a major Japanese heavy industry company.
As well as having a strong strategic eye, Mader is well-known for his proficiency in EPO proceedings
IAM Patent 1000, 2022
One client says: ›I really like his pragmatic and team-oriented approach and one of his particular strengths is strategic advice.‹.
The Legal 500 Germany, 2021
Joachim Mader is the resident mechanical engineering and automotive maven. He is a worthy advocate in oppositions; regularly collaborates with attorneys at law to resolve infringement and nullity proceedings; and manages hefty portfolios…
IAM Patent 1000, 2021
Joachim Mader ›represents big names in the automotive industry‹ among other technical fields, having built up a reputation for his prosecution, opposition and appeal work before the EPO. His ability to understand mechanical engineering technology is
›second to none‹.
IAM Patent 1000, 2019
German Patent Lawyers Bar, GRUR, FICPI, EPI, VPP, AIPPI, LES