Kay Rupprecht

Expert in the field of electrical and medical engineering 

Dipl.-Ing. (Elect.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, European Patent Litigator, Director of MB (UK) Ltd. 

Education
Electrical engineering at the Helmut Schmidt University in Hamburg, Germany;
Legal clerkship in the civil chamber 15 of the Hamburg Regional Court;
Master of Laws degree from the University of Hagen, Germany.

Technical Fields
Electro-mechanics and mechanics; power plants; power engineering: conveyor belt technology; fire detecting systems; municipal vehicle technology; naval command and fire control systems; naval warship technology; naval weapons, medical technology, IT

Professional Membership
German Patent Attorneys Bar AssociationAssociation of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP); Bavarian Association of Patent AttorneysDMIEuropean Communities Trademark Association (ECTA); German Naval Officers' Association (MOV)Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual PropertyGerman Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR); MARQUESAIPPIFICPI; EPLIT

Experience
All matters of industrial property law
Patent, trademark and design prosecution
Licensing, litigation and nullity actions
Honorary Judge of the Senate for Patent Attorney matters at the Higher Regional Court Munich (Court of Appeal, Oberlandesgericht München)
During his career, Kay served as an expert witness and technical advisor on several of the patent issues raised in a US litigation (between Monarch/Fukuhara and Groz-Beckert) in English language
Head and Tutor of the Training Working Group of Patent Attorney Candidates in the Free State of Bavaria. 

Publications
Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court, in CIPA Journal, Volume 47, December 2018.
Die Occluder-Entscheidung - zurück zum allgemeinen Erfindungsgedanken? (The Decision „Occlusion Device“ – back to the General Concept Idea?), in: Mitteilungen der deutschen Patentanwälte 11/2010, pages 507-510.
"The PCT and the Enforcement of Patents in Europe", in: Key Aspects of German Business Law.
Review: Ekey Klippel, Markenrecht, 1st edition, Heidelberg 2003, in: Mitteilungen der deutschen Patentanwälte 2004, 475.
Identitätsbereich und Schutzbereich eines Patents oder Gebrauchsmusters - ein Volkslied (Range of identity and scope of protection of patents and utiltiy models – a folksong), in: Mitteilungen der deutschen Patentanwälte, Volume 12/91, pp. 235-238.
Plädoyer für die "Zusammenfassung", Steigerung der Effektivität von Online-Recherchen (A plea for the “Abstract”, improving the effectiveness of online searches), in: Mitteilungen der deutschen Patentanwälte, Volume 4/90, pp. 75-77.


München (DE): 
Widenmayerstr. 47, D - 80538 Munich
Phone: +49-89-2121860, Fax: +49-89-21218670
E-Mail: mail@nospammb.de

Halifax (GB): 
Meissner Bolte (UK) Ltd.
4a Top Land Country Business Park, Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge HX7 5RW, GB
Phone: +44-1422-844598, Fax: +44-1422-845289
E-Mail: mail@nospammeissnerbolte.co.uk




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