Michael Bickel

Dipl.-Ing. Univ. I Patent Attorney I Partner

provides intellectual property law advice to national and international companies, mainly in the field of electrical engineering and with a particular focus on electronics, automotive electronics, semiconductor devices and semiconductor technology. The preparation and pursuit of patent applications is handled in close cooperation with the inventors and IP departments of his clients. He also provides assistance in opposition and nullity proceedings.

Phone +49 89 54479280
Fax +49 89 544792830


  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Engineering degree (university)

Focus areas:

  • Application and grant procedures
  • Infringement and nullity proceedings

Technical focus:

  • Electrical engineering, in particular:
    – Semiconductor elements and circuits
    – Automotive and industrial electronics
    – Semiconductor technology
    – Design of analogue and digital circuits


Career path and professional experience
  • Studied electrical engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Graduated with a degree in engineering
  • Patent law training
    – at Westphal, Mussgnug & Partner,
    – at the CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes International de la Propriete Industrielle),
    – at the German Patent and Trademark Office,
    – at the Federal Patent Court,
    – at the Patent Dispute Chamber of the District Court of Mannheim,
  • 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)
  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR)
  • Association of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Information Technology (VDE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)