Johannes Lang’s main areas of practice involve conducting patent litigation in Germany and France, German and European patent opposition and appeal proceedings, patent nullity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Court of Justice, and prosecuting patents before the patent offices.
Johannes Lang’s particular technical fields include software and computer-related inventions, electronics, information technology and telecommunications, semiconductor memories, digital image and audio processing, audio-video devices, smart cards and medical devices.
Johannes Lang is frequently the lead patent attorney in complex international patent litigation in Germany and Europe, particularly in cases requiring coordination with parallel US litigation or litigation in other European countries. Johannes Lang represents major global companies in patent litigation in the fields of computer technology, data compression, GSM and 3G telecommunication standards and smart cards.
As a qualified French patent attorney, Johannes Lang is also experienced in French patent litigation procedure, particularly in the “saisie-contrefaçon” (French proceedings to establish an infringement).
Chairman of the computer-software committee of the German Patent Lawyers Bar
Software and Business Method Committee of IPO (Intellectual Property Owners Association)
GRUR, LES, VPP, FICPI, EPI
He is the co-author of “Concise European Patent Law”, a commentary on European intellectual property legislation.
He gives lectures on patent infringement law at the Kurt Härtel Institute of the FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany, as well as regularly lecturing and publishing works in the field of software patents in particular.
Managing Partner of the firm
Partner of the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany
Trainee with a US patent law firm in Menlo Park (CA), USA
Trainee with a Japanese patent law firm in Osaka, Japan
Trainee with a Chinese patent law firm in Shanghai, China
Registered with the French Patent Office (INPI) as a qualified IP practitioner
Licensed to practice as a European Patent Attorney
Resident partner at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Paris, France
Patent law studies (Diplomé en brevet d'invention) at Université Robert Schuman (CEIPI), Strasbourg, France
Licensed to practice as a German patent attorney
Law for Patent Attorneys at the FernUniversität, Hagen, Germany
Trainee patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany
Technical assistant to the Head of the car body production automation division, RENAULT SA, Paris, France
Scientific assistant at the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, and at CNRS Lyon, France, in the fields of microprocessor design and digital image processing
Exchange Scholarship at I.N.S.A. (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées), Lyon, France
Masters in Electrical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) at the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany
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