Christian Kröner

M. Sc.
German Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
Senior Associate




2023  Admission as Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
Admission as European Patent Attorney
2019  Patent Attorney at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2019  Admission as professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
2019  Admission as German Patent Attorney and European Trademark Attorney
2012  Project manager in the field of energy and infrastructure at BERNARD Ingenieure ZT-GmbH, Hall i.T., Austria
2012  Dipl.-Ing. (TUM), Technical University of Munich


Christian’s main focus is on drafting highly complex patent applications and conducting opposition and appeal proceedings. In addition, he advises clients on strategic orientation and possible product placement in highly competitive markets.

Christian has particular experience in the fields of computer-implemented inventions and medical technology. Due to his professional experience, Mr Kröner also has extensive expertise in the fields of test engineering and hydraulics.

Technical Areas

  • Computer-implemented inventions
  • Medical technology
  • AI and artificial neural networks
  • Measurement and test engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Hydraulic machines
  • Machine tools
  • Vehicle construction
  • Thermodynamics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Solar technology

Legal Expertise

  • Granting procedures of patent applications worldwide
  • Drafting patent applications
  • Opposition and appeal proceedings before the German and European Patent Office
  • Patent portfolio consulting


  • EPIEuropean Patent Institute
  • BayPat Bayerischer Patentanwaltsverein
  • VDIVerein Deutscher Ingenieure
  • YEF – Young Engineers Forum
  • ICOLD – International Commission on Large Dams


„Failure of a penstock as an aexample of an extreme load-case as a part of dimensioning of hydro power plants”
Christian Kröner, Roman Gabl, Jakob Seibl, Markus Aufleger, Wasserwirtschaft 2017

„Alternative hydraulic protection of penstocks – concept, scale model test and numerical 3D simulation”
Jakob Seibl, Roman Gabl, Christian Kröner, Markus Aufleger, Wasserwirtschaft 2017

„Submerged Wall Instead of a Penstock Shutoff Valve—Alternative Protection as Part of a Refurbishment”
Roman Gabl, Markus Wippersberger, Jakob Seibl, Christian Kröner, Bernhard Gems, Water 2021