who we are

And why we are
among the best

Your inventions in the best hands, with our experts

TBK was founded in Munich in 1972 and has developed into one of the leading intellectual property law firms in Germany and even Europe. Our international team of more than 30 patent attorneys and attorneys at law can advise you on all matters regarding intellectual property, supported by our highly qualified staff in various specialized departments.

Our offices are located close to the premises of the examining and opposition divisions of the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich. This means travel to oral proceedings is quick and easy; also for visits to the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court as well as the Boards of Appeal of the EPO - all of them located within the boundaries of the "patent capital" Munich and its suburb Haar, respectively. Over several decades, we have established a stable team of excellent patent attorneys who, after their training at TBK, are encouraged to steadily broaden their experience by working for a wide variety of clients. We attach particular importance to a good mixture of clients ranging from start-ups via small and midsized companies to international corporations.

The respective admissions of our patent attorneys cover the representation competences before the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), the German Federal Patent Court (BPatG), the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH), the European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC).