Dipl.-Ing, M.Sc. Tino Rumpold

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

rumpold@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 30 305 10 29

Office: Berlin

Languages: Deutsch, Englisch


Tino Rumpold provides counsel on both patent and trademark law. Within patent law, his focus centres on life sciences, particularly in biotechnology, as well as mechanical, plant, and apparatus engineering.

He has represented leading companies worldwide in these fields for decades. His specialisation lies in acquiring, defending, and enforcing patents in biotechnology, including navigating the dynamic landscape of borderline patentability cases, which have seen significant evolution in European case law.

As a seasoned advisor to international patent applicants, Tino brings extensive experience in portfolio management, inventor law matters, and strategies for securing effective cross-border patent and trademark protection.

Additionally, he offers guidance on trademark and design law, assisting clients in developing, protecting, and defending trademarks. His expertise extends to proceedings before entities such as the DPMA and the EUIPO.

Tino is a member of EPI, FICPI and VDI.


  • Patent Law
  • Patent Infringement
  • Trademark Law
  • Designs

Technical fields

  • Life Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant and apparatus Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


  • Studied Biotechnology at the TU Berlin, Diploma in 2003
  • DongSeo University Pusan, South Korea, Master of Science 2003
  • Patent attorney training
  • German Patent Attorney, 2008
  • European Patent Attorney, 2008
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney, 2008
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), 2024

Awards & Rankings

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

Recommended, Best Lawyers, 2024

Recommended, Best Lawyers, 2023

Recommended, Best Lawyers, 2022