Master´s degree in Electrical Engineering
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
German Patent and Trademark Attorney
US Patent Agent
Michael Schmid studied Electrical Engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany and the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada. He obtained his Master´s degree in Electrical Engineering in 2003.
Immediately after his graduation, Mr. Schmid started his career in intellectual property. After having worked with a well known intellectual property law firm in Munich for a few years, he qualified as a German Patent and Trademark Attorney as well as a European Patent and Trademark Attorney in 2008.
Mr. Schmid advises clients on all kinds of legal matters concerning European and German intellectual property laws. He has a special interest and extensive practical experience in patent litigation and IP due diligence. In the recent years Mr. Schmid has represented and assisted several international clients in a series of patent infringement and invalidation proceedings in Germany.
Mr. Schmid specializes in electrical engineering, particularly telecommunications, high frequency technologies, radio technologies, and analog and digital circuit technologies. He is also competent in prosecuting patent applications in mechanical engineering and physics.
Mr. Schmid is fluent in German and English; he also has a basic knowledge of Chinese.