Dietmar Haug

  • Senior IP Counsel and Consultant
  • Dipl.-Ing., LL.M. (Master of Laws)
  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney

+41 41 767 3638

Main focus

Advising inventors, universities, small and large industrial companies based in Germany and abroad in particular in Great Britain, the USA and Canada, on all fields that involve the protection of industrial property rights, in particular on obtaining, defending and enforcing patents as well as trademarks and designs.

Preparing expert opinions on validity and infringement of industrial property rights. Participation in patent infringement lawsuits in courts in Germany and abroad. Negotiating and drafting patent and trademark license agreements.

Technical focus

Mechanical engineering, aeronautical engineering, jet engine engineering, automotive engineering, automotive clutch systems, rapid prototyping, medical engineering, electronic components, paper machines, concrete formwork systems, agricultural machinery, sports and leisure equipment, clothing technology, energy and environmental technology.


German, English, French

Career steps

  • Since 2014

Senior IP Counsel and Consultant for IP law firms in Munich, Düsseldorf and Stuttgart.

  • 1981–2013

Co-founder and partner of the patent law firm Andrae Flach Haug based in Munich.

  • 2006–2009

Studies at Fernuniversität Hagen, specializing in: „The protection of industrial property rights in Europe“; being awarded the academic degree of a Master of Laws (LL. M.).

  • 2004–2005

Studies at Queen Mary College in London; being awarded the „Certificate in Intellectual Property Law“.

  • since 1981

Admitted to practice as a German and European patent attorney;

  • 1979-1980

Patent attorney trainee at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court in Munich.

  • 1976–1981

Patent engineer and patent attorney trainee in the patent and trademark department of M.A.N. Maschinenfabrik Augsburg Nürnberg based in Munich.

  • 1973–1976

Technical assistant in a leading London patent law firm.

  • 1967–1973

Studies of aeronautical engineering at Stuttgart University; being awarded the academic degree of a “Diplom-Ingenieur” (the German equivalent of a master’s degree in engineering).


German Association of Patent Attorneys

European Patent Institute

German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and the German Copyright Law

German Association of Patent Engineers and Patent Attorneys

International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys

European Communities Trade Mark Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Law

Licensing Executives Society

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