DR. Thorsten Weber

Dr. Thorsten Weber holds a doctorate in physics, is a German Patent Attorney and a European Trademark and Design Attorney.



Areas of Expertise

Dr. Weber is in particular active in the fields of electromobility, general mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, and consumer goods.  He possesses extensive experience in all areas of intellectual property law.  His core competence is focused on obtaining, defending and enforcing technical and non-technical intellectual property rights, the search and analysis of possible third-party infringement of intellectual property rights (i.e., “freedom-to-operate” opinions), as well as in defending against third-party intellectual property rights claims.



Dr. Weber studied physics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn, majoring in optics, medical physics and energy and environmental physics.  Following the completion of his diploma thesis in the field of optics, Dr. Weber worked as a Research Assistant at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University Institute of Physics in Bonn and as a visiting scientist at the Caesar Research Institute in Bonn; the Caesar Research Institute is a research institute associated with the Max Planck Society which focusses on neurobiological and molecular biological research.  Prior to completing his Ph.D. in physics, Dr. Weber worked on high-resolution electron microscopy, the fabrication of metallic photonic structures, and worked in the teaching department at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn.


Dr. Thorsten Weber commenced his career in the field of intellectual property law in 2017 as a trainee patent attorney at a patent law firm in Cologne.  He thereby worked intensively on obtaining and defending technical IP rights in the field of automotive technology.


Dr. Weber is a German Patent Attorney, a European Patent Attorney, and a Representative for Intellectual Property before the Office of the European Union (European Design and Trademark Attorney. He joined KLUIN Patent in 2021.



Dr. Thorsten Weber is married and has two children.  He is fluent in German and English. He is a member of the German Association of Patent Lawyers, the EPI Institute of Professional Representatives at the European Patent Office, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys and the Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys (BDPA).