Andreas H. Grubert

Shareholder

ADMISSIONS:

State Bar of Texas

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

German Patent Bar

European Patent Office

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market


Practices

Patents

Licensing

Intellectual Property


Technologies & Industries:

Semiconductor companies

Electronic and industrial technology companies

Telecommunications companies

Optoelectronic companies

Automotive manufacturers

Medical Device manufacturers


Education:

Electrical Engineering(Dipl.-Ing. equiv. to MS & BS) Technical University Munich

German Patent Office and

German Federal Patent Court – Patent Attorney Trainee Clerkship

South Texas College of Law, Houston – Juris Doctor

 

 

Summary

Andy Grubert is a United States patent attorney, a European patent and trademark attorney, and a German patent attorney. His practice focuses on transactional and litigation support, including patent prosecution, appeal proceedings, ex parte/inter partes reexamination and opposition proceedings - particularly in the U.S. and Europe - patent licensing negotiations, due diligence, and domestic and international patent portfolio management. He also advises clients with respect to the German employee invention law. Previously, he was a partner with an international law firm resident in their Austin and London offices.  

Mr. Grubert has broad experience with such technologies as microcontrollers, analog and digital circuitry, semiconductor technology, automotive technology, medical devices, telecommunications, software, and solar energy. 


Industry Experience

Mr. Grubert served as manager of one of the U.S. intellectual property departments of Siemens Corporation and in Germany as manager of the Siemens AG patent department responsible for automotive technology.


Representative Clients

ContinentalAutomotive GmbH (automotive) – management of U.S. patent application filings and prosecution

Siemens AG (automotive/automation) – management of U.S. patent application filings and prosecution

Osram Licht AG (optoelectronics) – management of U.S. patent application filings and prosecution

Microchip Technology Incorporated (semiconductor/microcontrollers) –management of domestic and international patent application preparation and prosecution; inter partes and ex parte re-examinations; opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO; US and international patent portfolio management

Infineon Technologies AG (semiconductors) –management of U.S. patent application filings and prosecution

Dell (computer) – opposition proceedings before the EPO; U.S. patent application filings and prosecution

Covidien Ltd. (medical devices) – management of domestic and international patent application preparation and prosecution

Volkswagen AG (automotive) – inter partes re-examination proceedings; management of U.S. patent application filings and prosecution