Joachim Mader focuses on patent grant procedures, invalidity proceedings, and patent infringement proceedings in a plurality of different technological areas of mechanical engineering (e.g. automotive technology and medical devices) as well as electrical engineering and processing technology. His particular focus is on patent invalidity proceedings and opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
His participation in (parallel) invalidity and infringement proceedings before German regional courts, the Federal Court of Justice, and the Federal Patent Court, always in direct cooperation and in tune with the firm’s attorneys-at-law, enables Joachim Mader to provide practically relevant advice on the drafting of applications for technological intellectual property rights and during grant procedures before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and the European Patent Office.
Joachim Mader‘s clients comprise large multinational companies from the U.S., Asia, and Europe which work, inter alia, in the automotive and components industry, oil exploration, sports equipment, medical devices, and robotics.
superb, value-added advice for the sportswear leader, including management of the company’s entire European and German portfolio
IAM Patent 1000, 2023
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