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Johannes Trapp

Dipl.-Phys. - Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney


Johannes Trapp
Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 59 98 87-160
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 59 98 87-211

Curriculum Vitae

Studied physics at the Technical University of Munich with a focus on laser physics, quantum information and quantum computing, graduation in 2011. Diploma thesis on waveguides based on Surface Plasmon Polaritons for near infrared light. Has lived several years in English-speaking countries.

Extracurricular participation in the entrepreneurial qualification program Manage&More of the UnternehmerTUM. Executing innovation projects for the business partners of the UnternehmerTUM and developing an independent business idea up to the creation of a start-up.

Research associate at the chair of Nobel Laureate Prof. Dr. T. W. Hänsch at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich. Responsible for the design and the fabrication of plasmonic waveguides using micro- and nanofabrication techniques and designing and constructing an optical test setup for the plasmonic waveguides.

Passed the German patent bar examination in 2015. European Patent and Trademark Attorney since 2016.

Joined Prinz & Partner in 2012. 

Professional Activity

Preparation of patent and utility model applications in the fields of physics, mechanical, electrical and communications engineering.

Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office, supervision of patent grant proceedings abroad.

Freedom to operate searches and opinions, invalidity and infringement proceedings.

Languages: German, English.

Individual Specialization

In-depth analysis of patent portfolios and planning and execution of extensive freedom to operate searches. Consultations for start-ups in patent matters.