Patentanwalt Peter SartoriusPeter Sartorius
Qualified Engineer
Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney


  • German Patent and Trademark Office
  • German Federal Patent Court
  • German Federal Court of Justice
  • European Patent Office
  • Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market
  • European trademarks and designs


German Patent Attorneys’ Bar Association, VPP [Association of Intellectual Property Experts], EPI [European Patent Office], FICPI [International Association of Industrial Property Attorneys]I


German, English

Professional background

  • Qualified Engineer, with emphasis on General Mechanical Engineering
  • Patent Assessor
  • Admission as European Patent Attorney

Scope of activities

Over 30 years’ experience in the field of protection of industrial property in the industry, some years with management functions. Subsequently, independent patent attorney.

All fields within protection of industrial property, with focus on:

  • Application procedures, appeal and opposition proceedings;
  • Complaints and invalidity proceedings;
  • Infringement proceedings concerning German and European patents, utility models, designs, trademarks, and assessment of property rights;
  • Licensing matters; employee invention law, and inventors’ compensations.

Areas of expertise

General mechanical engineering, with focus on automotive engineering, combustion engines, gearing mechanisms, hydraulics engineering, plant engineering, and medical engineering.


BGH [German Federal Court of Justice], Judgment dated 19th November 2002
EPÜ [European Patent Convention], Art. 52 para. 1,56 – armature winding machine
X ZR [German Civil Law] 121/99 (BPatG [German Federal Patent Court])

The solution of a technical problem cannot be deemed inventive if an expert had been able to readily arrive at the same solution on the basis of his general knowledge only, even if several mental steps had been involved for this purpose.

(Unofficial principle)
Notes on the BGH Judgment in
Mit. 2004 pp. 69-70


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