Firm Profile > Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB > Munich, Germany

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB

Patent prosecution Tier 2

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB assists various international and German companies with the strategic development of their patent portfolios and represents clients in grant procedures and associated opposition proceedings. The team is frequently entrusted with process engineering, electronics and mechanical engineering sector work but is also visible in the chemical and metallurgy space. IT and automotive are other key areas of expertise. Munich-based Jochen Kilchert heads the practice, which includes Matthias Hoener. He has a specialism in physics and made partner in January 2019.

Practice head(s):

Jochen Kilchert

Other key lawyers:

Stephan Held; Ole Trinks; Gernot Schröer; Matthias Hoener


‘The Colleagues at Meissner Bolte in Munich are characterised by excellent law knowledge and a vast practical orientation concerning answers.’

Key clients


Brita GmbH

Electrolux Group

Facebook Inc.

Illinois Tool Works

Johnson Controls Inc.

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Rockwool AS


Villeroy & Boch AG

Patent litigation Tier 5

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB is particularly active in mobile communications-related disputes but also handles work from a range of other sectors. With Tobias Wuttke in the lead, the team is not only well placed to guide clients through national disputes but also cross-border proceedings. The steady expansion of its client portfolio, including well-known names, shows the positive development of the practice. The litigation team also benefits from the expertise of its in-house patent lawyers and prosecution experts.

Practice head(s):

Tobias Wuttke


‘Honesty, transparency, smart advice, quick responses and the feeling, that our case is important to the law firm.’

‘Tobias Wuttke: He works competently, efficiently, goal-oriented and always with a friendly and helpful manner.’

Key clients

Acandis GmbH & Co KG

Big Belly Inc.

BMA Braunschweigische Maschinenbauanstalt AG

CommScope Inc.

Cybex GmbH

Deutsche Telekom AG

Idemia SAS

Illinois Tool Works

Stowe Woodward AG

Villeroy & Boch AG

Trade marks Tier 6

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB has one of the most active trade mark registration practices in the German market. In addition, Oliver Nilgen's team also handles a high volume of contentious work and is well versed in border seizure proceedings. Andreas Ebert-Weidenfeller joined Eisenführ Speiser as of counsel in May 2019.

Practice head(s):

Oliver Nilgen

Key clients

Acandis GmbH

ACO Severin Ahlmann GmbH & Co. KG

Cesra Arneimittel GmbH & Co. KG

O’Neal Europe GmbH & Co. KG

Revell GmbH

Warwick GmbH & Co. Music Equipment KG

Meissner Bolte offers full service protection of industrial property rights for innovative companies at home and abroad. Starting with the application process, through prosecution, to the enforcement and exploitation of your intellectual property rights, we are the IP experts to have at your side.

At Meissner Bolte, comprehensive IP consultation means teamwork: more than 70 highly qualified patent attorneys and lawyers work together using their combined legal expertise to protect and defend your creative accomplishments, technical innovations, unique products and valuable methods. Our teams focus on protecting industrial property rights in their entirety, combining all opportunities afforded by patent, trademark and design law with a single objective in mind: to develop and implement a sustainable strategy for your IP management.

When it comes to protection of the technical issues, we focus closely on the details: Our patent attorneys are graduate engineers and scientists in the fields of physics, electrical and electronic engineering, medical technology, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and material sciences. In order to strengthen the bridge between science and law, many of our attorneys have also earned a Master of Laws degree. Moreover, the majority of our lawyers are qualified as lawyers specialising in the protection of industrial property rights, and are actively involved in the relevant industry and professional associations. 

Department Name Email Telephone
Mechanical Engineering Jochen Kilchert +49-89-2121860
Software and Patent Law Julian Würmser, LL.M. +49-89-2121860
Legal Department Dr. Tobias Wuttke +49-89-2121860
Mechanical Engineering Volkmar Kruspig +49-89-2121860
Physics and Nanotechnology Tilman Pfrang, LL.M. +49-89-2121860
Physics Dr. Stefan Zech, LL.M. +49-89-2121860
Mechanical Engineering Kay Rupprecht, LL.M. +49-89-2121860
Chemistry and Pharmacy Dr. Stephan Held +49-89-2121860
Physics and Computer Science Gernot Schröer, LL.M. +49-911-2147250
Electrical Engineering Markus Schlögl +49-911-2147250
Physics Dr. Ole Trinks +49-821-991780
Physics Dr. Jasper C. Werhahn +49-89-2121860
Computer Science and Engineering Florian Meyer +49-89-2121860
Materials Science Verena Engstle +49-911-2147250
Photo Name Position Profile
 Stephan Held photo Stephan Held
 Jochen Kilchert photo Jochen Kilchert
Herr Dipl-ing Volkmar Kruspig  photo Herr Dipl-ing Volkmar Kruspig
Herr Dr Felix Letzelter  photo Herr Dr Felix Letzelter
Herr Dipl-ing Florian Meyer  photo Herr Dipl-ing Florian Meyer
Herr Dr Andrew J. Parker  photo Herr Dr Andrew J. Parker
Herr Tilman Pfrang  photo Herr Tilman Pfrang
Herr Dipl-ing Kay Rupprecht  photo Herr Dipl-ing Kay Rupprecht
 Ole Trinks photo Ole Trinks
Herr Dipl Infor Julian Würmser  photo Herr Dipl Infor Julian Würmser
Herrn Dr Jasper C. Werhahn  photo Herrn Dr Jasper C. Werhahn
Herr Dr Stefan M. Zech  photo Herr Dr Stefan M. Zech