Dr. Alexander Harguth
Language skills
English, French

Leopoldstraße 11a

80802 München

T +49. (0)89. 38 38 70 – 0
F +49. (0)89. 38 38 70 – 22

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Dr. Alexander Harguth

Attorney at law | Munich, Paris
Avocat à la Cour de Paris (since 1997)
Certified IP specialist lawyer

Alexander Harguth has been advising on patent law for 25 years: His practice focuses on electrical engineering, software technologies, including telecom and network technologies, cloud computing and related hardware such as semiconductors, routers and switches. His business areas include medical technology and pharmacology. He has expertise in the prosecution and coordination of complex patent proceedings before the infringement courts, the BPatG and the EPO. His practice areas include licensing law, disputes under employee invention law, design law, unfair competition law and trade secret protection.

Areas of expertise
Intellectual PropertyDesign ProtectionEmployee InventionsCompetition and commercialUnfair competitionPatents and Utility Models

University of Tübingen | University of Augsburg | University Pantheon-Assas Paris II | Doctorate at the University of Augsburg


European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW) | Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP) | Licensing Executives Society (LES) | International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) | German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR)



“Patents in Germany and Europe. Procurement, Enforcement and Defense” (Mai 2017) An International Handbook, Second Edition, 440 Seiten, Wolters Kluwer, ISBN 978-90-411-5986-1

„Generika im Lichte des Marktzulassungsprivilegs“ (Januar 2014) – Artikel in Healthcare Marketing/Fachmagazin für Gesundheitsmarken, Ausgabe 1-2/2014

“Patent Ownership in Germany: Employers v. Employees” (Oktober 2013) – Artikel in Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, Seiten 15 ff.

“Pre-Trial Discovery und das deutsche Datenschutzrecht“ (August 2013), Tectum Verlag, 345 Seiten; ISBN: 3-828-83214-8

“Navigating Between German and US Discovery Provisions” (September 2011) Artikel in Law360

“Patents in Germany and Europe. Procurement, Enforcement and Defense” (Juni 2011) An International Handbook, 400 Seiten, Kluwer, ISBN 9041131647

“The French Practice” (March 2006) in Pagenberg & Cornish (Eds.), Interpretation of Patents in Europe. Application of Article 69 EPC (pp. 103-137)

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