Clemens Bauer

Mechanical Engineer
German Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Professional Represantative before the Unified Patent Court
Managing Partner




2023  Admission as Professional Represantative before the Unified Patent Court
2008  Partner at Müller Schupfner
2005  Admission as professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
2005  Admission as German and European Patent Attorney
2000  Graduated in mechanical engineering (Dipl.-Ing. Univ.) at the Technical University of Munich and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge, US
1999  Scholarship of the “Stifterverband der deutschen Wissenschaft” (German Science Foundation)


Clemens is a managing partner of MSP in Munich and has been working in Intellectual Property Law for more than 20 years. He advises clients in both patent and trademark law. His focus is on global portfolio counseling, patent litigation, conducting opposition and appeal proceedings, and drafting contracts, with focus on license, development and cooperation agreements. He also regularily advises clients in inter partes negotiations.

After finishing his master in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (USA), Clemens attended law studies for two years for Patent Attorneys at the University of Hagen and was admitted as German Patent and Trademark Attorney as well as European Patent and Trademark Attorney.

Technical Areas

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Automotive technology
  • Engine and transmission technology
  • Printing and photocopying technology
  • Medical technology
  • Civil engineering
  • Packaging technology
  • Electrical machines
  • Machine tools

Legal Expertise

  • Patent infringement proceedings
  • Opposition and revocation proceedings
  • Drafting patent applications and coordinating examination procedures worldwide
  • Customs seizures
  • Drafting and negotiating of agreements, especially license, development and cooperation agreements
  • Consulting on employees’ inventions law
  • Trademark and design applications
  • Patent and trademark portfolio management


  • FICPIFédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle
  • EPI – European Patent Institute
  • VPPVereinigung von Fachleuten des Gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes
  • AIPPIThe International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
  • APAA – The Asian Patent Attorneys Association