Alexander Schmidt has a university diploma in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Munich with a focus on automotive and engine technology and production engineering. His technical field of practice is diversified due to the versatility of his modern mechanical engineering studies. In addition to classical technologies in mechanical engineering, he also works in areas such as electrical engineering and mobile radio technology, including integrated circuits, semiconductor and laser technology, electronic components, opto-electronics and sensors, information and communication technology and telecommunications.
In addition to his work in application proceedings for small and medium-sized enterprises at the German and European patent and trademark offices, Alexander Schmidt increasingly represents clients in opposition and appeal proceedings in front of the German and European Patent Offices, in invalidity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Supreme Court, and in patent infringement proceedings in the Regional and Higher Regional Courts. He is regularly involved in infringement proceedings for multinational corporations, often in an international cross-border context with a large number of patents.
Alexander Schmidt speaks German, English and French.
- German Patent attorney
- European Patent Attorney
- European Trademark Attorney
- European Design Attorney
Since 2020Founding partner at Sonnenberg Harrison
2018-2020Partner with 24IP Law Group
2015-2018Patent attorney with 24IP Law Group
2012-2015Trainee as a patent attorney with 24IP Law Group, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court
2011-2012Project engineer at Ergoneers GmbH on behalf of Audi AG in the context of various studies in the field of eye-tracking. The focus of his work was the technical integration of measuring equipment in the vehicles as well as the conception and implementation of studies up to the consulting of results.
2005-2010Studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. Diploma thesis: Active accelerator pedal for Continental Automotive