Mark Andres

Mark Andres


Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

Mark Andres


Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

Mark Andres covers patent law in all its facets, from the filing and prosecution of German patents, utility models and European patents, through patent infringement, nullity, opposition and cancellation proceedings, to IP strategies, freedom-to-operate searches, licensing, as well as the law and compensation of employee inventions.

According to Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, Mark Andres ranks as one of Germany’s best lawyers in 2022 in the field of Intellectual Property Law and was awarded the title of Top Attorney 2018 for intellectual property protection by the WirtschaftsWoche magazine.

Mark Andres speaks German, English and French.

Technical focus

  • General mechanical engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Shipbuilding
  • Aviation
  • Power and process engineering
  • Coating technology, fluid engineering and mixing technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Food processing machines
  • Equipment and apparatus construction


Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Hanover, specializing in power and process engineering, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, apparatus and plant engineering, including a period of study in Turku, Finland; graduated with a Master's degree in Engineering in 1991; project engineer in Manchester, England.

From 1992 onwards, legal training at Eisenführ Speiser in Bremen, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court in Munich and at the Hamburg District Court. Employed in the IP department of a US company in Ohio. Patent Attorney (Germany) since 1995. European Patent Attorney and European Trademark and Design Attorney since 1999.


  • Patent Attorneys Association (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR; Board Member of the regional group north)
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI)
  • Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys

Publications & Presentations

Musterfragen und -antworten zum Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz

Publikation der Patentanwaltskammer für Auszubildende zur Patentanwaltsfachangestellten

Business Transactions in Germany

Coautor Abschnitt Industrial Property & Copyright

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