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Frank Meier

European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, Patent Attorney (Germany)
Location: Hamburg
Tel +49 40 309744-0
Fax +49 40 309744-44
Assistant: Mirja Müller
Frank Meier

Studied at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, graduated with a Master’s degree in Physics in 1993, followed by research work at the Walter Schottky Institute at the Technical University of Munich. His main fields of work are solid-state physics, semiconductor structures and production, and optics.

Legal training at Eisenführ Speiser, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Patent Court from 1994 to 1996; Patent Attorney (Germany) since 1997, set-up of the Hamburg office since 1997, European Patent Attorney since 1998, Partner.

As a patent attorney, Frank Meier mainly caters to clients in the fields of mechanical engineering and semiconductor technology, and particularly in the field of filter technologies, wind turbines, the manufacturing of semiconductor structures and the production of cigarettes. He has many years of professional experience in patent infringement matters, nullity and cancellation proceedings and in drafting and prosecuting technological IP, especially in Europe and the U.S.A. Frank Meier is also specialized in intellectual property due diligence.

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers ranks Frank Meier as one of Germany’s best lawyers 2018 in the field of “Intellectual Property Law”.

Languages: German and English

Memberships: Patent Attorneys Association (PAK), Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI), Association of New York Intellectual Property Law (NYIPLA)

Publications / Presentations

  • Frank Meier, Boron-Doped Silicon/Germanium Superlattices and Heterostructures, Thin Solid Films 222, 150-153 (1992)
  • Frank Meier, Silicon based heterostructures, quantum wells and superlattices, Proc. of 21th Int. Conf. on the Physics of Semiconductors, Beijing, China, August 10-14, (1992). Eds.: Ping Jiang and Hou-Zhi Zheng. World Scientific, Singapore 1992. Vol. 1. 827-834.