Dipl.-Ing. Felix Kahr

German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

kahr@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Felix Kahr has been a partner at Grünecker since 2022 and heads a team with a technical focus on mechanical engineering.

He advises clients strategically on the development and management of international patent portfolios and implements this strategy with his team.

His work focuses on European opposition proceedings and the coordination of multinational patent infringement proceedings. He regularly acts in German patent infringement proceedings and before the Unified Patent Court for the Member States of the European Union (UPC), which was established in June 2023.

His clients include start-ups, medium-sized companies in Germany and abroad and international corporations. Felix takes great pleasure in constantly enriching his expertise in the field of technology together with long-standing clients and adapting his advice to the individual needs of different clients.

He is an honorary member of the examination board for patent attorneys, to which he was appointed for the first time in 2019.

Felix is married with a daughter and a son. When he’s not working or spending quality time with his family, he enjoys running or hiking in the mountains


  • Patent Law
  • Patent Infringement
  • Due Dilligence
  • Trademark Law

Technical Fields

  • Production Engineering
  • Product Development
  • Automation Technology
  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics
  • Specialised Mechanical Engineering


  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Technical University of Munich), specialising in production technology and mathematical methods.
  • Scholarships at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Stellenbosch University in South Africa
  • Admission as German Patent Attorney, 2011
  • European Patent Attorney, 2011
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney, 2011
  • Partner at Grünecker, since 2022
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), 2023


Götting | Meyer | Vormbrock – Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Wettbewerbsrecht – Kahr/Meisinger “Patentrecht – Die materiellen Schutzvoraussetzungen”, ISBN 978-3-8487-5924-8
Nomos, 2nd edition, 2020

Felix Kahr “BPatG: Assessment of the disclosure content is a question of law”
GRUR-Prax 8/2017, p. 189

Awards & Rankings

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

Leading Patent Attorney in his field, Best Lawyers, 2023

Leading Patent Attorney in his field, Best Lawyers, 2022

Core Attorney – Prosecution and official Proceedings (Tier 1); Litigation (Tier 2), Legal500, 2023

Notable Practitioner – Germany, IP Stars, 2023

Excellent; Best Law Firms for Patent Litigation – Germany, Leaders League, 2023