Trainee Patent Attorney

M. Sc. (TUM), M. Sc. (TUM)

Philipp Bauer has been a patent engineer since 2022 and is currently training to become a German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney.

At SONNENBERG HARRISON he brings his knowledge in the fields of mechanical engineering, production and assembly technology, automotive engineering, medical technology, fiber-reinforced composites, robotics and machine vision.



Philipp Bauer’s practice focuses on European, German and international patent application proceedings, opposition proceedings and patent litigation as well as European and German trademark searches, trademark applications and trademark litigation.

Philipp Bauer speaks German and English.


  • Since 2022

    Trainee patent attorney at Sonnenberg Harrison

  • 2017-2021

    Research assistant at the Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management (iwb) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), research group Assembly Technology and Robotics

  • 2014-2016

    Studied Industrial Engineering – Management with focus on Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), graduating with a M. Sc.

  • 2016

    Research stay at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

  • 2010-2016

    Studied Mechanical Engineering with focus on automotive engineering, aircraft engines and medical technology at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), graduating with a M. Sc.

  • 2008-2009

    Stay abroad in Ontario, Canada