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Dipl.-Phys. Dr. rer. nat.

Ludger Eckey

European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, Patent Attorney (Germany)
Location: Berlin
Tel +49 30 841887-0
Fax +49 30 841887-77
Ludger Eckey

Studied Physics at the Universities of Bonn, Tübingen, Portland (Oregon, U.S.A.) and at the Technical University of Berlin. Master’s degree in Physics in 1993. Research work in the fields of experimental semiconductor physics and materials research for optoelectronic devices at the Technical University of Berlin. Doctorate degree in 1998.

Legal training in a Munich law firm from 1998 onwards and since 1999 at Eisenführ Speiser, accompanied by law studies at the Distance-Learning University of Hagen. Further legal training at the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Patent Court and Munich District Court. Legal training as European Patent Attorney at Eisenführ Speiser.

Patent Attorney (Germany) and European Patent Attorney since 2002, Partner; member of the management board of Eisenführ Speiser.

Ludger Eckey advises and represents national and international companies, especially in the fields of semiconductor technology and circuit design, lighting technology, medical engineering and wireless communications technology.

Involved in the working committee to draft the DIN PAS 1070 publicly available specification "General Principles of Proper Patent Valuation" adopted by the German standards institute (DIN), Beuth Verlag, Berlin, 2007. Member of the Online Communications Committee (OCC) of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi).

Admitted as external observer to conferences of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association.

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers ranks Ludger Eckey as one of Germany’s best lawyers 2017 in the field of “Intellectual Property Law”.

Languages: German, English, French

Memberships: Patent Attorneys Association (PAK), Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI) Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), German-American Jurists’ Association (DAJV)