Dr.-Ing. Peter Neunert

Dipl.-Ing. I Patent Attorney I Of Councel

assists national and international clients in all proceedings related to the application, defense and enforcement of patents, utility models, trademarks and design rights. His technical focus is on mechanical engineering. He supports and advises clients in contract matters relating to intellectual property rights, employee inventions and the development of effective registration strategies.

Phone +49 7721 88380
Fax +49 7721 883850


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

Focus areas:

  • all proceedings related to the application, defense and enforcement of:
    • Patents
    • Utility models
    • Trademarks
    • Design rights
  • Contractual matters relating to intellectual property
  • Issues related to employee inventions
  • Development of effective application strategies
  • Validity and infringement proceedings

Technical focus:

  • Mechanical engineering


Career path and professional experience
  • Studied general mechanical engineering at the Technical University Clausthal with majors in drive technology, friction technology, design technology, operating and system behavior of machine systems
  • Research assistant with a teaching position in the field of fluid dynamics at the Institute of Jet Propulsion of the University of the German Armed Forces in Munich
  • Doctoral degree in engineering
  • Several years of industry work as patent case officer at Akzo AG in Wuppertal
  • Patent attorney training
    –  at an IP law firm
    –  at the German Patent and Trademark Office,
    – at the Federal Patent Court in Munich,
    – at the Patent dispute chamber of the Düsseldorf Regional Court
  • Senior employee in the patent department of Akzo N.V. in Arnhem
  • Holder of commercial power of representation for Akzo Patents GmbH in Wuppertal
  • Lecturer at Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences and Albstadt-Sigmaringen University of Applied Sciences
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives at the European Patent Office (EPI)
  • International Federation of Patent Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • Association of German Engineers (VDI)