Partner at Maikowski & Ninnemann
Ralf Emig, an engineer by training and a German and European patent attorney, specialises in mechanical engineering, telecommunications and software – particularly in automotive engineering, automation technology and standard related inventions. Mr Emig has vast experience in patent prosecution, including drafting of German, European and international patent applications and the handling and coordination of procedures throughout the world. He is also regularly involved in high-profile litigation cases – for instance, in the field of telecommunications.
Mr Emig studied mechanical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) and the Escuela Técnica Superior del Universidad del País Vasco - Bilbao, Spain with a focus on fluid dynamics and combustion engines. He joined Maikowski & Ninnemann in 2007 and has been a partner at the firm since 2016.
Mr Emig is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Licensing Executives Society and the German Association of Intellectual Property Experts. He is a tutor at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies and regularly lectures at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin for the master’s in IP and media law.