Dr. Markus Herzog

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

Dr. Markus Herzog

Dipl.-Phys. (graduate physicist), Dr. rer. nat., Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Partner

German Patent Attorney since 1993
European Patent Attorney since 1994
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney since 1996
Partner since 1996

Education and Training

  • Studied Physics at the Technical University of Munich, with the emphasis on solid-state physics
  • Three years as a scientific assistant at the Institute for Semiconductor Physics of the Technical University of Munich; research priority in field-effect transistors, and teaching on the fundamentals of solid-state physics
  • Doctoral thesis on the light emission of hot charge carriers in field-effect transistors
  • Has been working in the field of intellectual property since 1990
  • Business mediator (CVM) 

Field of Activity

  • 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 analyses
  • Due-diligence analyses, in particular in the field of mechanical engineering with the emphasis on automotive engineering, medical technology, drainage technology and flooring

Particular Interests

  • Opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office 

Professional and Other Activities

  • Co-author and consultant for the Examinatorium Europaeum, Part C
  • Associate judge in the senate for patent-attorney matters at the Federal Supreme Court
  • Member of the Managing Board of the Christiane Herzog-Stiftung


  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer), European Patent Institute (epi), International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys(FICPI)


  • German, English, French