M.Sc. Benjamin Bauer

Patent Engineer, European Patent Attorney

bbauer@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Benjamin Bauer represents our clients primarily in patent matters, particularly in energy, automation, and medical technology.

His services include drafting complex patent applications and the professional and efficient management of patent grant proceedings, including challenging appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. Additional areas of expertise include the preparation of expert opinions and research on freedom to operate and patentability, as well as the analysis of competitors’ patent portfolios.

Benjamin studied energy and process engineering at the Technical University of Munich and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. During his studies, he worked for several years at one of the largest German municipal utilities and service companies, where he gained extensive knowledge in energy technology, particularly energy supply. He gained additional professional experience as a development and calculation engineer in simulation and calculation services specialising in vehicle development.


  • Patent Law

Technical fields

  • Energy Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automation Technology
  • Medical Technology
  • Automotive Engineering


  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Energy and Process Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, 2008-2014
  • Stay abroad at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, 2013
  • Semester and Bachelor’s thesis at one of Germany’s largest municipal utilities and service companies, 2012
  • Master’s thesis on optimising the power control of wind turbines to reduce structural loads at the Chair of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Munich, 2014
  • Patent Engineer at Grünecker, since 2017
  • European Patent Attorney, 2022