Portrait of Michael Zeitler

Michael Zeitler


  • Patent Assessor since: 2004
  • Joined K&W in: 2008
  • Admitted as Attorney: 2009


  • Dr. rer. nat.
  • Dipl.-Phys.
  • Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney


  • German
  • English

Academic and professional career

University of Augsburg
Studies of Physics
PhD in the field of Solid State Physics

1999 – 2000: IP Manager at Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
2000 – 2005: Patent Professional at the Patent Department of Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
2005 – 2008: Head of the Patent & Trademark Prosecution Department of Qimonda AG, Munich

Special Fields at K&W

Physics and Medical Technology

Grant proceedings for patents in the fields of physics, printer technology and medical technology.

Opposition, revocation, nullity and infringement proceedings, in particular in the fields of printer technology, semiconductor physics, solid state physics and materials science. Counseling in the field of employee invention law and inventor remuneration.


  • AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • DJG (German-Japanese Society in Bavaria)
  • EPI (European Patent Institute)
  • EPLIT (European Patent Litigators Association)
  • FICPI (International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys)
  • GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • IPO (Intellectual Property Owners Association)
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society)
  • Medical Engineering Network of the University of Applied Sciences Landshut
  • VPP (Association of Intellectual Property Experts)

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