Felix Harbsmeier

Dr. Felix Harbsmeier

Partner Germany


Felix is a patent attorney with in-depth knowledge in the fields of electronics, physics and mechanical engineering.

Felix is a German and European Patent attorney and partner in our international Intellectual Property group based in Hamburg.

With significant experience in German and European patent law including prosecution and opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office, nullity proceedings at the German Federal Patent Court and the German Supreme Court, Felix also advises on infringement proceedings before German patent infringement courts.  He regularly advises large international companies on general mechanical engineering and electronics issues and his main technical fields involve aviation engineering, power tool technology, medical engineering as well as telecommunications and computer technology.

Before entering the patent field, Felix studied physics at the Universities of Tübingen and Göttingen and received his PhD in experimental nuclear solid state physics.

Felix is co-author of the books Haedicke/Timmann (Ed.), "Handbuch des Patentrechts", Carl Heymanns, Cologne/Munich, 2012 and Haedicke/Timmann (Ed.), "Patent Law", C.H. Beck/Hart/Nomos, Munich/Oxford/Baden-Baden, 2014, for both of which he contributed a section of chapter 5 (opposition proceedings).

Felix is a member of FICPI, GRUR, DPG, AIPPI and the Association of German Patent Attorneys.

He speaks German and English.

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