Dipl.-Ing. (FH), B.Sc., German and UK Patent Attorney, European Patent, Design, and Trademark Attorney

Frank Harner

Augsburg, Hebden Bridge (GB)

Expert in automotive technologies, agricultural machinery, housing & construction, tooling, and medical devices

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Working languages

German, English


Technological physics at University of Applied Sciences, Munich
Physics at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham (UK)

Professional memberships

Deutsche Patentanwaltskammer, CIPA, epi

Frank Harner prepares and prosecutes patent and design applications in close collaboration with his clients. Since starting his career in IP, he has successfully drafted and prosecuted hundreds of applications. Frank keeps in touch with his clients on a very regular basis, as he strongly believes that “IP protection is only worthwhile, if it matches your business goals.”

Frank is often seen representing his clients in front of the EPO’s Opposition Divisions. He also applies this experience as a Member of the examination committee for the European Qualification Examination, part C.

Having worked in industry, Frank advices domestic and international businesses regarding inventor remuneration issues.