Tue 1st Aug 2017

Olaf Ungerer joins Page White and Farrer to launch Munich office



The partners of Page White and Farrer are delighted to announce that German and European Patent Attorney Olaf Ungerer joins us today to launch our new office in Munich.

The address for the new office is:

Page, White & Farrer Germany LLP
Widenmayerstr. 10
80538 München

‘We are delighted to welcome Olaf to our team and to be opening an office in Munich, just a few minutes from the European Patent Office,’ says partner Virginia Driver. ‘He also strengthens our electronics team and his skills in the valuation of intellectual property will be in demand as we often work with companies to build shareholder value through their IP strategies.’


Dipl.-Ing. (univ) Olaf Ungerer, M.B.A.



Olaf Ungerer studied electrical engineering at the University of the Armed Forces in Munich and has an Master of Business Administration from Brunel University.

He was admitted to the bar at the European Patent Office in 1996, and was approved as a German Patent Attorney and European Trademark and Design attorney in 1997.


Olaf’s career includes experience at a patent litigation chamber of the District Court in Munich, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the German Federal Patent Court in Munich, as well as in private practice, before establishing his own practice: Ungerer IP.

Olaf is experienced in drafting, prosecuting and defending German, European and international patent applications in all fields of electrical engineering and physics, particularly in the fields of mobile communications, networking, software and other IT-related fields, as well as medical technology, optics, electronic circuitry, semiconductor technology, image processing technology and electric vehicles.

For over twenty years, Olaf Ungerer has been intensely involved in the drafting of European and international patent applications for well-known telecommunications companies in the fields of 2.5G (GPRS, EDGE, etc.), 3G (UMTS) and 4G (LTE). He has also handled patent prosecution in electrical and mechanical patent matters for various German, US, Japanese and Chinese clients.

Furthermore, Olaf Ungerer has many years of experience giving expert opinions, in particular Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) opinions, qualitative and monetary valuation of all kinds of intellectual property rights, and evaluation of standard relevant patents. In this regard, he is a member of the DIN working committee on patent valuation which created a corresponding German standard DIN 77100 and is working on a related international standard.

Most recently he was a member of a patent litigation team, which represented a large international telecommunications company in a defensive merger (Joint Defense Group) in a large international patent infringement lawsuit.


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