Tobias Wuttke

Partner at Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB

Tobias Wuttke is a certified IP lawyer and head of the legal department at Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte.


  • Law degree from the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg in Breisgau and Sevilla
  • Legal clerkship with the Hamburg Higher Regional Court
  • External student at the University of London
  • Doctoral thesis on the "Europeanisation of Competition Law" with scholarship sponsored by the German Research Foundation
  • Personal assistant to Presiding Judge of the German Supreme Court Professor Dr Joachim Bornkamm (IP Division)

Professional membership

  • Japanese-German Business Association
  • European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW) and EPLAW Patent Blog editorial board member
  • GGIP
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • Association of German Patent Engineers
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association


  • Complex national and cross-border procedures in IP law, particularly litigation proceedings in patent, utility model, design and trademark law
  • Portfolio analysis, build-up and exploitation
  • Forensic advice in pharmaceutical, unfair competition and antitrust law
  • Contract drafting in all areas of technology transfer and R&D agreements
  • Know-how protection

Recent speeches

  • Amberg Patent Day, “The calculation of remuneration in the event of out-licensing – what applies to cross- and group licenses”, 15 February 2019
  • Forum Institute, “German and Chinese Utility Models“, 30 November 2018
  • Technical University Munich, “What can IP do for you as an innovator”, 12 May 2018
  • China Seminar, “Patent Infringement in light of the German bifurcated system”, 14 March 2018

Recent publications

  • “The German Inspection Proceedings from a Lawyer’s Perspective”, Intellectual Property Journal, Japan, September 2018

Firm details

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Widenmayerstrasse 47
Munich 80538

Contact details

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