Jan Robert Naefe


German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, European Patent Defender, Organizational Designer, Certified Coach,


Location: Munich

T.: +49 (0) 611-99174-0


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The sheer inexhaustible creativity of the human mind, its endeavor to be creative and its unconditional will to find solutions are the basis of our profession, the cause of our enthusiasm and the driving force behind the passion with which I stand up for my clients and protect, defend and enforce their creative results.

Technical expertise

  • Materials science (glass, ceramics, binders, building materials)
  • Metallurgy
  • Polymer materials
  • Processing and mechanical process engineering
  • Thermal process engineering and industrial furnace construction
  • Refractory materials
  • Medical technology
  • Defense technology

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Legal expertise

  • Patents and utility models
  • Designs & design rights
  • Trademarks
  • Patent oppositions and appeals
  • Infringement and nullity proceedings
  • Strategic advice
  • Employee invention law
  • License agreements and sale and purchase agreements

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Professional career

  • Studied materials science at the Technical University of Clausthal
  • Patent attorney trainee (1996- 1999)
  • Patent attorney since 1999
  • Founding partner of nospat Patent- und Rechtsanwälte (2002-2012)
  • Founding partner of Patronus IP in Munich (2013-2019)
  • Partner at HGF after merger with Patronus with HGF since March 2019
  • Partner at WSL since 2024