European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
Gunnar Siekmann studied Physics at the Universities of Bielefeld and Muenster and is the author/co-author of two scientific publications (G. Siekmann, H. Winter Physical Letters A 187 (1994) 225 and H. Winter, G. Siekmann et al. Nuclear Instruments and Methods B 135 (1998) 372-376).
After several years with a Munich firm of patent attorneys as well as further stays at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the Federal Patent Court, he became a German Patent Attorney in 1998. Hence, he is an authorized representative before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and in patent nullity proceedings before the Federal Court of Justice.
Since 1998, Gunnar Siekmann has been an authorized representative before the European Patent Office. In addition, he is an authorized representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante (Spain).
From 2004 till 2006 Gunnar Siekmann studied "European Industrial Property Law" in an advanced University Program and was awarded with the academic degree of Master of Laws (LL.M.).
In 2004 he was appointed by the Federal Ministry of Justice to the examination board for patent attorneys. He was a member thereof till 2009.
Gunnar Siekmann is lecturer for "Intangible property right law ", as well as for the module "Innovations and their backgrounds" in the course of studies "Innovation management" at the University of Oldenburg.
Gunnar Siekmann is specialized in preparing and prosecution of German, European and international patents, trademarks and designs, as well as on the respective law enforcements. He has the most professional experience with patents in the field of automobile technology, energy management and transport technology.