Klaus G. Göken

Klaus G. Göken


Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

Klaus G. Göken


Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

Klaus G. Göken has special professional experience in patent infringement proceedings, licensing negotiations and in the writing, prosecution and enforcement of national, European and international patents and trademarks as well as in defining and implementing strategies for the exploitation and licensing of intellectual property.

Klaus G. Göken is the North German Director of CEIPI training in European patent law at the University of Strasbourg.

According to Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, Klaus G. Göken is one of Germany's best lawyers and was honoured as Lawyer of the Year 2022 in the field of intellectual property. He is also listed as a "Leading Patent Professional 2022" in IAM Patent 1000, which says "Klaus Göken has a complete command of all aspects of patent practice and is a leading expert in diverse high-technology areas. He has vast experience in EPO proceedings and has enjoyed immense success thanks to his polished oral advocacy skills." Klaus G. Göken is rated "Excellent" in the legal field Patent prosecution in the Leaders League Ranking 2022.

He speaks German (including Plattdeutsch) and English.

Technical focus

  • Renewable energies

  • Electroacoustics

  • Human-machine interface technology (HMI)

  • Nanomaterials


Studied Electrical Engineering at the Technical Universities of Hanover and Munich, specializing in telecommunications engineering, electroacoustics, electronics, television engineering, control systems, digital message processing and power engineering, especially as concerns renewable energies. Research and development work in the semiconductor field at IBM and SIEMENS.

Legal training from 1990 to 1994 in the Patents/Trademarks/Licensing Dept. of Thomson Consumer Electronics/Telefunken Fernseh and Rundfunk GmbH in Hanover and London, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Patent Court; Patent Attorney (Germany) since 1993 and European Patent Attorney since 1994, at Eisenführ Speiser since 1994. Since 2015 member of the International Graduate Center Advisory Board of the Bremen University of Applied Sciences.


  • Patent Attorneys Association (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
  • Patent Attorneys Association, Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)

Publications & Presentations

Einzigartigkeit gegen Preiswettbewerb. Lohnt sich die Investition in ein ­Schutzrecht?

Management & Mittelstand Nordwest, Ausgabe Juni 2014, 46 f.

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