Industries & Technologies

Technical Focus

The digital transformation is in full swing. With increasing digitisation, software and algorithms are becoming the backbone of industry and society. The high-tech industry is characterised by rapid technological change and global competitive pressures. Under these circumstances, only companies with the ability to innovate will be successful in the long term.

Effective legal advice on patents therefore always requires a deep understanding of the underlying technical circumstances, in addition to taking into account business requirements and goals. As a patent attorney at KUHNEN & WACKER, Alexander Wittmann aims to support his clients by providing effective and lasting protection for intellectual property. The technical focus of the advice offered is on computer science, software, telecommunications, information technology and electrical engineering.

  • Computer science
  • Software patents
  • Computer-implemented inventions
  • Standard essential patents
  • Telecommunications
  • Information technology
  • Computer networks
  • Cryptography
  • IT security
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Databases
  • Data structures
  • Audio, video and image editing
  • Electrical engineering
  • Signal processing
  • RF technology
  • Semiconductors

Advantages for Clients

Clients from a wide range of industries can benefit from the specialised support provided by patent attorneys. These include prominent technology groups, innovative small and medium-sized enterprises and startups, as well as renowned research institutions and universities.

  • Taking over the drafting, granting or enforcement of property rights to relieve the in-house patent department
  • Efficient communication through defined common interfaces and streamlined processes
  • Clear presentation of complex legal issues
  • Stronger negotiating position vis-à-vis investors
  • Implementation of a property rights strategy and management of your patent portfolio even without your own patent department
  • Investment protection by ensuring the exclusive right to commercialise proprietary developments
  • Support in technology transfer and patent commercialisation
  • Consideration for the particularities of university inventions

Geographical Coverage

Patent attorneys think and act across borders. Wittmann’s practice as a patent attorney is also aimed at national and international clients, primarily in Asia, Europe and the USA. Within Germany, Alexander Wittmann is essentially active throughout the entire country, including in Munich, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Hamburg.

In addition to the metropolitan region of Munich, the regions of Southern Bavaria and Eastern Bavaria are also part of patent attorney Alexander Wittmann’s area of practice due to their local proximity. In addition to the administrative districts of Upper Bavaria, Lower Bavaria and Upper Palatinate, the districts and cities of Cham, Deggendorf, Dingolfing, Freising, Freyung-Grafenau, Kelheim, Landshut, Moosburg, Nuremberg, Passau, Regen (“Arberland”), Regensburg, Rottal-Inn, Schwandorf, Straubing, Viechtach, Weiden and Zwiesel are also included.