Patent Attorney, Dipl.-Ing. (Master of Science-Mech.-Eng.), Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. (Master of Business and Administration), German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, UPC Representative (European Patent Litigator)

Dr. Eugen Popp, LL.M.


Mechanical engineering and automotive technology

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Working languages

German, English


Mechanics, industrial management and law at the Technical University of Munich and Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich

PhD in Patent Law

Master of Laws degree from the Open University of Hagen, Germany

Professional memberships

German Patent Attorneys Bar Association (till 2013 Member of the Board; till 2009 president), Chartered Institute of British Patent Attorneys UK (CIPA)Bavarian Association of Patent Attorneys (past president), ECTAFICPIAIPPILESepiGRUR (till 2011 Member of the Board), VPPFederal Patent Attorneys AssociationCNIPA (past president), EPLIT (founding member and Vice President), member of the Expert Panel of the Preparatory Committee of the Unified Patent Court 

Special fields

Mechanics, vehicle engineering and engine design, aero engines: physics, thermodynamics, machinery, metallurgy, hydraulic and pneumatic systems


JUVE: Recommended Patent Attorney

Chambers Europe - Patent Prosecution Germany: Notable practitioner

Dr. Eugen Popp LL.M. has been working as a German Patent Attorney as well as a European Patent Attorney for more than 40 years, with experience in all fields of intellectual property law, i.e. trademark law, design law, competition law and especially patent law. In recent years, he has increasingly been involved as a consultant and contributing representative in patent infringement matters.

As a long-time Vice President and President of the German Patent Attorneys’ Bar Association and as a co-founder of EPLIT (=European Patent Litigators Association; see :, Eugen Popp has international experience, in particular also in the field of the Unified Patent Court Agreement, which will come into force at the beginning of 2023, and in the establishment of which Eugen Popp has been significantly involved from the very beginning, both factually and politically, in cooperation with the European Commission. In this respect, he is an insider and has always kept Meissner Bolte abreast of developments over the years.

Eugen Popp is happy to pass on this wealth of experience to Meissner Bolte's clients, especially when it comes to tailor-made innovation strategies.