Andreas Tanner


German Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney, LL.M.

Andreas Tanner
Andreas TannerAndreas Tanner

Phone: +49 (0)89 23 888 30-0 Telefax: +49 (0)89 23 888 30-30

Technical Focus:Electrical engineeringPhysicsSoftware

Curriculum Vitae:

  • Studies in electrical engineering at RWTH Aachen; focus on power electronics, diploma thesis: „Gate Driver for a Monolithic Bidirectional Semiconductor Switch“ (2002 to 2006); scholar  of scholarship program "Research and Technology" offered by Daimler AG
  • R&D engineer @ ABB Sécheron, current limiters for medium voltage applications (2006 to 2007)
  • patent attorney (since 2012), partner at Maikowski & Ninnemann (since 2016)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property @Düsseldorf Law School (2011 to 2013)


  • German, European and international patent applications (in particular electrical engineering, software, medical systems, and mechanical engineering)
  • national and international trademark law
  • litigation of patents, utility models and trademarks
  • preparation of license and cooperation agreements
  • counselling in the employee's invention law


  • Alternate member of the Council of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)


  • German
  • English