Markus Muschke

Markus Muschke

Dipl.-Phys., LL.M.
Partner

Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney

Main Activities

All fields of IP law for domestic and international, specifically Asian, clients, in particular in connection with inventions from the fields of computer-implemented inventions and digital data processing, mechanical and electrical engineering, mechatronics, optics and semiconductor technology.

Vita

Markus Muschke studied physics and computer science at the University of Hamburg, specializing in low temperature physics (cryogenics), superconductivity phenomena and magnetism. He subsequently acquired valuable industrial experience at Siemens AG in the fields of semiconductor optoelectronics and computer development.

Mr. Muschke has been acquiring and furthering his experience in the field of industrial property rights since 1988. He became a German patent attorney in 1992, an accredited representative before the European Patent Office in 1994, and a partner in our firm in 1997. He is also an accredited representative in trademark and design matters before the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market, now the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

In 2005, Mr. Muschke qualified as a Master of Laws (LL.M., Univ.) in the field of European Intellectual Property Law.

Markus Muschke advises both national and international clients, with a particular focus on Asia and the US, regions which he regularly visits. He represents our clients in patent grant proceedings, opposition proceedings, nullity proceedings and in proceedings relating to trademark and design law, as well as advising on infringement litigation proceedings relating to all types of industrial property rights. Mr. Muschke has also on numerous occasions conducted direct negotiations with the opposing party on behalf of our clients. He constantly strives to advise our clients in a flexible manner, taking into account any and all necessary circumstances, so as to promote added value in their intellectual property.