Markus Faig

Mechanical Engineer
German Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
Junior Partner




2023  Admission as Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
2017  Junior partner at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2015  Admission as European Patent Attorney
2014  Admission as professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
2014  Admission as German Patent Attorney
2010  graduated in mechanical engineering (Dipl.-Ing. Univ.) at the Dresden University of Technology and Chalmers TH Gothenborg, Sweden


Markus is a Junior Partner of Müller Schupfner & Partner in Munich and has been working in Intellectual Property Law for more than 10 years. Markus’ focus is on advising clients in both patent and design law and in finding sucessful strategies when facing IP rights of competitors.

Markus completed his studies of aerospace engineering at the Dresden University of Technology and the Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg with a diploma thesis in the field of „Energy recovery in engine test facilities” with MTU Aero Engines AG, Munich.

Technical Areas

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Aerospace technology
  • Aircraft engine technology
  • Automotive technology
  • Engine and transmission technology
  • Computer assisted robotic surgery
  • Civil engineering
  • Manufacturing technology
  • Machine tools

Legal Expertise

  • Drafting applications for patent, utility model and design applications
  • Prosecution
  • Opposition and revocation proceedings
  • Patent and design infringement proceedings
  • Drafting and negotiating of agreements, especially license and concerning employee’s inventions
  • Design applications
  • Patent and design portfolio management


  • FICPIFédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle
  • EPI – European Patent Institute