Matthias is a leading patent practitioner focussing on specialist technical areas.

Matthias Meyer is a member of our Intellectual Property Practice Group and is based in our Dusseldorf office.

He specialises in patent law, particularly litigation and counselling in all technical areas, including medical devices, mobile communications, automotive and document security. Matthias handles patent cases in the German Courts and in the European Patent Office, advising on parallel patent litigations pending in various jurisdictions. He also represents clients in IP-related arbitration proceedings. In addition, he specialises in transactional matters, such as the IP-related aspects of the acquisition of businesses, as well as the drafting and negotiation of complex licensing agreements and research and development agreements.

Matthias holds a Ph.D. in Intellectual Property Law from Potsdam University (2002).

Matthias is a member of the German Intellectual Property and Copyright Association (GRUR), Licensing Executive Society (LES), AIPPI and VPP. He is a regular lecturer both in Germany and internationally on patent law and lectures on research and development agreements at “LL.M. Intellectual Studies in Intellectual Property Law” of the Technical University Dresden. Matthias is the author of several legal publications.

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  1. "Matthias Meyer provides game-changing advice on a wide array of technicalities"

    IAM Patent 1000
  2. Recommended as one of "The World's Leading Patent Practitioners"

    IAM 1000, from 2012 to 2014
  3. Recommended Lawyer for Patent Litigation

    JUVE Handbook, from 2009 to 2013