Thomas Klein
Diploma (FH) in Mechanical Engineering

German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney
born: 18.6.1946



Technical Qualification

Studies in Mechanical Engineering at the Fachhochschule des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz, Bingen with emphasis on design Education


1983 Examination as European Patent Attorney
1983 Admission as European Patent Attorney
1984 Examination as German Patent Attorney, Patent-
1996 Admitted to the German Bar of Patent Attorneys
Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Thomas Klein has professional experience of thirty years working in patent departments of important suppliers of the automobile industry.
1972 - 1980 Patent Department of Alfred Teves GmbH, Frankfurt/M.
1980 - 2001 Patent and Trademark Department of Mannesmann VDO AG, Frankfurt/M, Head of the Patent and Trademark Department since 1989.


Thomas Klein is admitted before the following institutions:

  • German Patent and Trademark Office

  • Federal Patent Court

  • World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

  • Office for the Harmonization in the Internal Market (HABM)

Member of the following 
professional organizations

  • Patentanwaltskammer (PAK)
    (German Patent Bar Association)

  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

  • German Association for Industrial Law and Copyrights (GRUR)

  • VPP
    (Association of Experts on Intellectual Property Rights)