Christian Menges


German Patent Attorney | Professional Representative before the EPO | Professional Representative before the EUIPO | UPC Representative

Education and professional experience

Until 1999 academic studies in engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), specialized in the subjects automatic control, measuring and computer engineering, semiconductor components and nuclear energy

2003 qualification as German Patent Attorney as well as registration as professional representative before the European Patent Office

2004 Tutor for European Patent Law for the CEIPI (Centre for International Industrial Property Studies)

Technical area of practice

Audio/video coding, automotive, electronics, mechanics, material sciences, measuring and control engineering

Area of practice as attorney

  • Application, examination and registration proceedings for obtaining IP rights (in particular patents, trademarks, utility models and designs)
  • Opposition, cancellation and nullity proceedings
  • Enforcement of IP rights in infringement proceedings
  • Defense of claims arising in alleged infringement proceedings


International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)


German, English, Italian, French