Michael Kudera - Zacco

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Michael Kudera

Michael Kudera

European and German Patent Attorney

Dipl. Phys., M.Sc. in Physics

About Michael Kudera

Michael has more than 15 years experience in the field of intellectual property. He is qualified both as a European patent attorney and as a German patent attorney. Prior to joining Zacco in 2018, Michael worked in various Munich based patent law firms and was a partner at a renowned patent law firm for several years.

Michael studied physics in Munich and Oxford. He graduated with a Diplom from the Technical University of Munich and also holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Oxford. Further, he obtained a doctorate from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, where his research was in the field of nanotechnology.

Michael advises on all aspects of intellectual property. He has wide experience of patent drafting, patent prosecution as well as opposition and appeal procedures. Michael’s patent practice covers a broad range of technologies, including telecommunications, semiconductor technology, electronics, automotive engineering and medical devices.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Patent Landscaping
  • Utility Models
  • Competitor Watch
  • Patent Drafting
  • Contracts and agreements
  • Licensing
  • Trademark Monitoring and Watch
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Patent Litigation Support
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Enforcement
  • Forward Patenting
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Design Renewals
  • Copyright
  • IT Litigation
  • Contract Management
  • Design Cancellation Actions
  • Design Prosecution
  • Novelty Search and Validity Search
  • Trademark Renewals
  • Recordals
  • IT Agreements
  • Platform Due Diligence
  • Translation
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
  • Patent Litigation
  • Escrow
  • Software licensing and open source
  • Portfolio Handling and Paralegal Services
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Patent prosecution
  • Trademark Cancellation Actions
  • Validation
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Design Monitoring and Watch
  • Technology Watch
  • Trademark Oppositions
  • Design Clearance Searches
  • Trade Secrets protection
  • Privacy (GDPR, Cloud Act, Data Protection Act)
  • Design Licensing
  • Trademark Clearance Searches
  • Terms of use (software/website)
  • Design Enforcement
  • Patent Annuities
Technical field
  • Signal Processing
  • Information Technology
  • Polymers
  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Databases
  • Physics
  • Manufacturing & Process Technology
  • Digitalization
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Nuclear Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Algorithms
  • Electronics
  • Sensor and Measurement Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Process Technology
  • Machine Learning
  • Metallurgy
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Sciences
  • Electrochemistry
  • Materials Technology & Nanotech
Industry expertise
  • Paper/Pulp/Wood Industry
  • Telecommunications
  • IT & Software
  • Offshore
  • Medtech
  • Food & Beverage
  • Building & Construction
  • Life Science
  • Sustainability / GreenTech / CleanTech
  • Consumer Products
  • Furniture
  • Aerospace & Defence
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Energy, Gas, Oil & Power
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Industrial Design
  • Automotive
  • Hygiene Products
  • Arts & Crafts