Ingo Bauer is a patent attorney and Partner at GILLE HRABAL, Düsseldorf, Germany, specializing in patent prosecution and litigation as well as in design and trademark matters.
Ingo’s special strengths are his holistic advisory approach and his creativity in developing individual solutions for his clients, tailored to their specific needs, business environment and objectives.
His clients include leading global corporations from Europe, Japan, Korea, China and USA as well as small and medium-sized companies from Germany. His technical fields of expertise ranges from mechanical engineering and medical devices to electronics and software, including automotive Engineering, civil engineering, laser technology, physics and automation technology.
In his practice, Ingo manages international IP portfolios, applies best practice approaches for drafting patent applications, and handles worldwide parallel examination proceedings. He conducts freedom-to-operate and state-of-the-art searches by himself, which enables him to tailor efficient searches to the client’s specific needs and derive optimal solutions to the client’s problem or objectives.
He is admitted to represent before the European, German and Luxembourg Patent Offices as well as the European Union Intellectual Property Office, the World Intellectual Property Office, the Federal German Patent Court and in nullity proceedings before the Federal Court of Justice. He handles patent oppositions and litigation and negotiates out-of-court settlements on behalf of his clients.
Due to his long stays in China and Japan and various patent cases related to Asia, Ingo has gained extensive Asia experience in the IP field.
Ingo is member of the Association of Intellectual Property Experts, the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office, and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys. He also speaks at conferences on IP topics.
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