Dr. Volker Jordan

Office Munich
Richard-Strauss-Straße 80
81679 München
+49 (0)89 - 45563 0 

Dr. Volker Jordan

Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Phys., Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Partner

German Patent Attorney since 1997
European Patent Attorney since 1998
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney since 1997
Partner since 2000

Education and Training

  • Studied Physics at the University of Hanover and the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, with the emphasis on applied optics and laser physics
  • Dissertation on quantum optics
  • Scientific assistant for four years at the Institute for General Electrical Engineering and Applied Electronics of the Technical University of Munich, doing research in optoelectronics
  • Doctoral thesis on semiconductor laser technology at the Department for Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich
  • Has been working in the field of intellectual property since 1993

Field of Activity

  • Drafting of patent and utility model applications
  • Patent grant and opposition proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office;
  • Nullity proceedings before the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Court of Justice
  • Infringement proceedings before civil courts
  • Licensing agreements
  • Freedom-to-operate and due-diligence analyses
  • Expert in the following technical fields: mechanical engineering/mechanics, including bicycle technology; optics; telecommunications/mobile telecommunications; computer-related inventions

Particular Interests

  • Validity and infringement disputes, esp oppositions against German and European patents


  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer)
  • European Patent Institute (epi)
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys(FICPI)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • European Patent Litigators Association (EPLit)


  • German, English