Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Bartelsen

European Patent Attorney

bartelsen@gunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Bernd Bartelsen works in patent law and specialises mainly in mechanical engineering, mechanics and mechatronics.

Thanks to his more than 20 years of professional experience, he is a highly respected expert for the skilled and efficient handling of German, European and international patent grant proceedings.

He is renowned for his ability to draft complex patent applications in these technical fields.

A further focus of his expertise lies in energy technology, where Bernd benefits from his extensive experience in research and development.

Bernd is a member of EPI.


  • Patent Law

Technical fields

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Injection Moulding Technology
  • Electromechanics
  • Medical Technology
  • Energy Technology


  • Technical University of Braunschweig, Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Energy and Process Engineering), 1991
  • Research assistant at the Institute for Solar Energy Research, Hameln/Emmerthal (ISFH), 1991-2001
  • Patent Engineer at Grünecker, since 2001
  • European Patent Attorney, 2005

Awards & Rankings

“Germany’s best lawyers” in the field of intellectual property law, Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, edition 2023

Leading Patent Attorney in his field, Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers, edition 2024