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Maucher Jenkins has built a team of outstanding professionals, recognised experts in intellectual property law, science and technology, working across multiple industry sectors and legal jurisdictions.

Felix Rummler

Partner - Patents | Head of Munich Office

Qualifications:
Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
German Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark & Design Attorney

Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technical University Munich

Languages:
English
German

 

Felix leads the Munich office of Maucher Jenkins.

 

He entered the patent profession in 1995 following his graduation from the Technical University in Munich, after working as an engineer in the automotive industry in Munich and the aerospace industry in California.

 

He is the only Patent Attorney practising in the UK or Germany to be qualified as a German, UK and European Patent Attorney.

 

Felix has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of electronics, information technology  and medical technology, and in acting as an advocate in opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office.

 

The development of patent strategies is a key component of his consultancy work. Felix has already accompanied a number of start-ups from the start to becoming a successful and profitable business by developing their patent portfolio.  

 

Felix interests lies in the patentability of software and also regularly lectures on this topic.

 

Publications:

 

'No step forward, two steps back', Patent Issues, autumn edition 2011,  commenting on BGH-decision 'Webseitenanzeige'.

 

'Die Patentierung von Verfahren und Software in der Medizintechnik' ('The patentability of procedures and software in medical technology'), MedConf 2011, Munich.

 

'Die Patentierung medizinischer Software', ('The patentability of medical software'), MedConf 2010, Munich.

 

'Protecting Nanotechnology Inventions', Nanotech Europe 2009, Berlin.

 

'Die Patentierbarkeit von Software' ('The patentability of software'), IT Innovationstage 2007, Munich.

 

'Die Patentierung von Software' ('The patentability of software'), Systems 2006, Munich.

 

'Computer Program Inventions before the German Courts – A Review', International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), February 2005, page 225.

 

'Änderung des Patentgesetzes in Großbritannien' ('Change of the Patent Law in Great Britain'), Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte, August 2005, page 344.

 

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