Dr.-Ing. Sabine Koch

German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Representative before the Unified Patent Court

s.koch@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English, French


As a patent attorney, Sabine Koch primarily focuses on filing applications for technical industrial property rights, overseeing grant proceedings, and providing counsel and representation for both German and international clients in opposition and nullity proceedings.

She also specialises in intellectual property rights enforcement.

With extensive experience managing both unilateral and multilateral proceedings and negotiations, Sabine is adept at working with institutions such as the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, and the Federal Patent Court.

She assists companies, especially startups emerging from the university sector, in developing and maintaining patent portfolios, as well as in devising and executing national and global patent strategies.

Additionally, she offers guidance on freedom-to-operate projects.


  • Patent Law
  • Patent Infringement
  • Due Diligence
  • Licenses & Technology Transfer

Technical fields

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Power tools
  • Medical Technology
  • Power Engineering
  • Sensors and microsystems Technology


  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering (Technical University Munich), 1987
  • Doctorate, 1997
  • European Patent Attorney, 2008
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney, 2017
  • Licensed patent attorney, 2017
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court, 2023


Lectures on the basics of IP law
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg