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Dr. Thomas Mütschele

Dipl.-Chem. | Patentanwalt

Dr. Thomas Mütschele has been partner at the firm since its founding. Admitted as a German patent attorney since 1990 and as a European Patent Attorney at the European Patent Office since 1992, he is also registered as a European Trademark Attorney and European Design Attorney at EUIPO in Alicante.

Dr. Thomas Mütschele has a degree (Diplom) in chemistry from the University of Stuttgart. He went on to do postgraduate work for and took his doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research in Stuttgart. 

Contact Data

Postal Address
Postfach 10 40 36
D-70035 Stuttgart

+49 (0) 711 222976-21
+49 (0) 711 222976-76
thomas.muetschele@kronenpat.de

Emphases

  • Trademark Law
  • Design Law

Area of expertise

  • Chemie
  • Biochemie
  • Bio- und Gentechnologie

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • French

Biography

  • Admitted in 1990
  • Doctor's Degree (Dr. rer. nat.) at Max-Planck-Institute for Metal Research
  • Graduated in Chemistry at the University of Stuttgart
  • Born 1956

 „Mein Erfolgsrezept: Gut vorbereitet an den Start gehen und bis zum Ziel nicht nachlassen.“

Thomas Mütschele

Professional Experience

Patent Law

  • Many years of providing legal counsel and representation for clients in the fields of medical technology, pharmaceuticals, the battery industry, the paint industry, coating technology, metallurgy and dental technology, among others.
  • Drafting patent applications and handling related procedures up to grant and when necessary opposition proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office as well as at the European Patent Office and at national patent offices abroad.
  • Conducting of patent litigation proceedings in and out of court, including infringement and nullity proceedings in Germany and abroad, when necessary together with colleagues from our international network of attorneys.
    Preparing opinions on the validity or infringement of patent rights. Conducting and evaluating freedom-to-operate searches.

Trademark Law

  • Years of experience in providing extensive legal counsel and representation for clients from a variety of economic areas, including strategic development and support of national and international trademark portfolios.
  • Handling registration procedures, including opposition proceedings at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the WIPO and national trade mark offices. 
  • Conducting of trade mark litigation proceedings in and out of court, including infringement and cancellation proceedings, in Germany and abroad, when necessary together with colleagues from our international network of attorneys.
  • Conducting and evaluating trade mark searches. Preparing opinions on the validity or infringement of trade mark rights.

Design Law

  • Providing legal counsel and representation for clients from different economic areas.
  • Handling registration procedures, including cancellation proceedings at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the WIPO and national offices.
  • Conducting of design litigation proceedings in and out of court, including infringement proceedings, in Germany and abroad, when necessary together with colleagues from our international network of attorneys.
  • Preparing opinions in conjunction with design rights or design infringements.

Memberships

PAK, BDPA, INTA, EPI, GRUR, FICPI, AIPPI