Dr. rer. nat. Christian Thiel

Patent attorney

European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Irish Patent Attorney


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With his doctorate in chemistry and additional legal training as a patent attorney, Dr. rer. nat. Christian Thiel combines valuable theoretical and practical knowledge. He works for our law firm both nationally and internationally. His work focuses on German and international trademark law, patent law, employee invention law and design law.

Professional career

  • Studied chemistry at Ruhr University Bochum, doctorate in 1981
  • Research stay as part of a NATO postdoctoral fellowship, University of Austin/Texas (USA), 1981-1982
  • Admitted as a patent attorney, 1987

Memberships in professional associations

  • Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • Bundesverband Deutscher Patentanwälte (BDPA) (Professional Association of German Patent Attorneys)
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
  • Bochumer Kreis Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz e. V. (Bochum Association for Intellectual Property Rights)
  • Licensing Executives Society German National Group e. V. (LES)
Technical specialist fields

Chemie, Lebensmitteltechnik, Medizintechnik, Metallurgie, Pharma, Textiltechnik, Verfahrenstechnik


Arbeitnehmererfinderrecht, Designrecht, Markenrecht, Patentrecht


Deutsch, Englisch

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