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Dr. Martin Huenges


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Representative before the UPC


LL.M. "European Intellectual Property Law“

Martin advises and represents clients from Europe, the USA and Japan in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals in securing, defending and enforcing intellectual property rights in Germany, Europe and worldwide. He prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions and represents clients in opposition and nullity proceedings. In advising clients on patent strategy, he can draw on many years of legal and scientific experience, in particular in the fields of medical indications, biomarkers, diagnostic assays and vaccines. He has particular expertise in conducting and coordinating complex opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.

since 2005
Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald
since 2002
Patent attorney at Maiwald
1999 - 2002
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald
1998 - 1999
Patent attorney trainee at a Munich based IP law firm

Admitted to practice before the UPC
2004 - 2006
Master’s degree in „European Intellectual Property Law“ (LL.M.) from the University of Hagen with a focus on "European and International Civil Procedure Law"
Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
1999 - 2001
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
1995 - 1998
Doctoral degree in the field of organic and biochemistry from the Technical University of Munich
1990 - 1995
Studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Supplementary protection certificates proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation

  • Listed in IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2023, 2024
  • Recommended as one of the world's leading intellectual property strategists by IAM Strategy 300 2022, 2023
  • Recommended in IAM Patent 1000 “World’s Leading Patent Professionals” 2023
  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers "Germany's Best Lawyers" 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Listed as "Excellent" in the Leaders League Rankings Germany 2022 in the categorie Patent Prosecution
  • Recommended in Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Recommended in Legal 500 EMEA 2020, 2021, 2022

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English