Dr Christian Meyer > Maiwald GmbH > Munich, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Maiwald GmbH

Work Department

Christian’s expertise extends to all areas of intellectual property protection, with the main focus on the representation of domestic and foreign clients in infringement litigation. He advises and represents companies mainly in national and transnational patent and utility model proceedings as well as in trademark and design infringement cases. He negotiates and drafts contracts on behalf of clients and advises on questions relating to competition law and product piracy. In addition he is associate lecturer in patent law at the University of Marburg.


Certified Specialist Lawyer for Intellectual Property
Representative before the UPC


since 2022 Partner at Maiwald
since 2018 Attorney-at-law at Maiwald
2013 – 2018 Attorney-at-law at an IP law firm
2012 – 2013 Assessor and attorney-at-law in the field of litigation & dispute resolution at a major international law firm


German, English


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2023 Admitted to practice before the UPC
since 2015 Certified specialist for Intellectual Property Rights
2012 Admitted to the bar
2010-2012 Trainee lawyer in Düsseldorf and Munich
2009-2012 Doctoral degree in the field of competition law from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2003-2008 Studied law at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2001-2003 Apprenticeship as a banker

Lawyer Rankings

Germany > Intellectual property > Patent litigation: solicitors

With offices in Düsseldorf and Munich, Maiwald GmbH impresses with broad sector expertise, including pharmaceuticals, chemistry and information technology, which also mirrors the sectoral focus of practice head Marco Stief. He is supported by counsel Heike Röder-Hitschke, who handles patent infringement and inter pares proceedings as well as extensively advising on trade marks. Christian Meyer (infringement and inter pares proceedings) made partner in October 2023.