Dr. André Crusius

European Patent Attorney

crusius@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


André Crusius specialises in patent law and patent infringement.

He primarily advises clients on information and communication technology, energy and battery technology, packaging, and recycling in patent grant and opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office. His clients include large international corporations as well as medium-sized German companies.

Furthermore, André is involved in nullity and infringement proceedings with his expertise in patent law.

He also has in-depth knowledge of radiation processes thanks to his many years of scientific work.

André is a member of EPI.


  • Patent Law
  • Patent Infringement

Technical fields

  • Information Technology
  • Signal Processing
  • Power Engineering
  • Energy storage, Batteries
  • Packaging, Can sealing
  • Recycling Technology


  • Studied physics at RWTH Aachen University and the University of Bonn, graduated in physics, 1986
  • Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy Bonn, dissertation on radiation processes, doctorate in astrophysics, 1988
  • Research stay at Harvard University 1989-1990, then research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics Garching and at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • Patent engineer at Grünecker, 2003-2008
  • European Patent Attorney at Grünecker, since 2008