Dr. Carla Abilio, LL.M.

European Patent Attorney, Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)
abilio@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English, French, Portuguese


Carla Abilio advises our clients on patent law since 2006, with a particular focus on semiconductor technology, and communications engineering.

She also has expertise in the technical fields of sensor technology and switching technology, particularly in the automotive industry.

She has comprehensive experience in drafting and defending complex patent applications and patents in these technical fields, as well as patent applications which require special attention with regard to technicality, such as machine learning, business methods and gaming machines.

Her clients include world-leading patent applicants as well as medium-sized companies.


  • Patent Law
  • Patent Infringement

Technical fields

  • Semiconductor Technology
  • Communications Engineering
  • Sensor Technology
  • Circuit Technology
  • Physics


  • Diploma and Master’s degree in Physics at the University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Doctorate in physics at the CNRS and Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France
  • Postdoc at the Centre for Nanoscience (CeNS) of the Ludwig-Maximillians-University in Munich, Germany
  • Master’s degree (LL.M.) in European Intellectual Property Law at the FernUniversität in Hagen
  • European Patent Attorney, 2011
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)