Bruno H. Gouat

Ing. Dipl. I Patent Attorney I Senior Associate

He provides intellectual property law advice to national and international companies, primarily in the field of electrical engineering and with a particular focus on semiconductor circuit technology, automotive electronics, metrology, and sensor technology. Also assists in the preparation and pursuit of patent applications as well as in opposition and nullity proceedings. The protection of trademarks and designs for corporate clients completes his area of practice.

Phone +49 89 54479280
Fax +49 89 544792830


  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Ingénieur diplômé de l’École Centrale de Lyon (ECL)

Focus areas:

  • Application and grant procedures
  • Validity and infringement proceedings

Technical focus:

  • Electrical engineering and mechanics, in particular:
    • Electronics
    • Metrology and sensor technology
    • Semiconductor technology


Career path and professional experience
  • Multidisciplinary engineering studies at the École Centrale de Lyon, France, with a major in micro-nano-biotechnologies
  • Process development engineer at AIXTRON SE, a market leader in semiconductor and thin film technology
  • Patent attorney training
    – at Westphal, Mussgnug & Partner,
    – at the Patent Dispute Chamber of the District Court of Mannheim,
    – at the CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes International de la Propriete Industrielle),
    – at the German Patent and Trademark Office,
    – at the Federal Patent Court,
  • Studied “Law for patent attorneys” at the Hagen Distance Learning University
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives at the European Patent Office (EPI)
  • International Federation of Patent Attorneys (FICPI)