Tobias Wuttke

Partner at Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB

Tobias Wuttke heads the litigation department of Meissner Bolte, one of Germany’s leading law firms specialising in patents. For several years, he was the personal assistant to the presiding judge of the German Federal Supreme Court, Professor Dr Bornkamm (IP Division, retired).

Dr Wuttke has an outstanding track record and handles more than 30 patent trial court cases a year. He represents blue-chips as well as small and medium-sized enterprises in domestic and cross-border litigation in all technical fields (eg, BTL Medical in medical devices; Deutsche Telekom AG in the telecommunications sector; Greif International Holding BV in mechanical engineering; Illinois Tool Works in labelling technologies; Occhio GmbH in light technology;  Opko Health Inc in pharma; and Stype Norway AS in optical camera systems). His focus is on high-profile cross-border litigation and the development of strategies to maximise protection for innovations and successfully exploit these innovations in an increasingly competitive environment. In this regard, he frequently negotiates complex licensing and R&D agreements and advises on optimising international patent portfolios.

Dr Wuttke is a frequent speaker at IP conferences organised by the most relevant institutions in the patent field, such as the European Patent Office, the Munich District Court, the German Patent Office, IIP Japan, Sedona USA, the Advanced Patent Law Institute USA, the Licensing Executives Society, VPP and VDI. He lectures alongside the most renowned patent judges in Europe. He is also the author of numerous publications relating to patent litigation and monetisation.

IAM says

A practised hand in patent protection, IP monetisation and litigation proceedings, Tobias Wuttke proficiently serves as a one-stop shop for innovators. His strategic and commercial approach to legal issues that really resonates.

Professional associations

  • GRUR
  • LES


  • Defensive patent aggregation
  • IP auctions
  • IP management consultancy
  • Legal
  • Licensing
  • M&A
  • Technology transfer
  • Valuation

Firm details

Meissner Bolte Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Widenmayerstrasse 47
Munich 80538

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