We are pleased to announce that as of January 2023 our firm has two new partners:
Mr. Tianhao Miao
Tianhao Miao, born in 1988, is working in the field of intellectual property law since 2015.
Main focus of his legal activities is on patent examination, opposition, and nullity proceedings before the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Patent Court and the Chinese Patent Office.
Further key aspects are infringement opinions, due diligence procedures, FTO searches and analysis, trade fair IP rights protection as well as E-Commerce IP rights protection.
As European, German, and Chinese patent attorney, he is very familiar with the differences and similarities of patent laws between the different jurisdictions and able to provide the best possible service to large international companies.
His technical areas of expertise are mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, medical technology, new energies, and telecommunications.
Mr. Michael Wegerer
Michael Wegerer, born in 1989, is working in the field of intellectual property law since 2014.
Main focus of his legal activities is on obtaining and defending technical and non-technical intellectual property rights, opposition, appeal, utility model cancellation and invalidity proceedings, infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate opinions, and licensing agreements.
Due to an internship of several months in an IP company in Japan and due to his many years of experience in patent examination procedures worldwide for domestic clients he is very familiar with differences and similarities of patent laws between different jurisdictions and is thus able to use this knowledge already in the elaboration of new patent applications, leading to efficient patent examination procedures worldwide.
His technical areas of expertise are medical technology, automotive engineering, materials technology, manufacturing technology and general mechanical engineering.