Dr. Martin Ahr

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

ahr@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Martin Ahr represents his clients in patent matters, particularly those related to semiconductor and communication technology, renewable energies, and medical technology.

His responsibilities encompass handling patent grant and opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office as well as patent nullity proceedings at the German Federal Patent Court.

Additionally, Martin collaborates with the firm’s attorneys on patent infringement cases, particularly in communication technology, semiconductor chip manufacturing, and digital information transmission.

He holds a doctoral degree in physics from the University of Würzburg, which he earned for his thesis on semiconductor surface physics.

Martin is a member of FICPI and DPG.


  • Patent Law
  • Patent Infringement

Technical fields

  • Semiconductor technology
  • Communication Technology
  • Renewable energies
  • Medical technology


  • Diploma in Physics, University of Würzburg, 1999
  • Doctorate in Physics, University of Würzburg, 2002
  • Licensed Patent Attorney, 2006
  • European Patent Attorney, 2007
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), 2023

Awards & Rankings

Notable Practitioner – Germany, IP Stars, 2023