Dr. Thomas Gniadek

Associated Partner
Practice Group: Intellectual Property


  • German and multi-jurisdictional patent litigation
  • Patents and utility models 
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Procurement of evidence
  • Patent monetization
  • Licence and R&D agreements
  • Technology transfer
  • Employee invention law


  • Legal studies at the University of Konstanz (Germany), Cardiff Law School (UK), the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
  • Doctorate at Prof. Dr. Thomas Dreier M.C.J., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) to Dr. iur. by the University of Freiburg (Germany)
  • Attorney-at-Law in the area of patent law with international law firm and with a renowned IP boutique in Germany
  • With Noerr since 2015
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Lawyers


  • GRUR
  • DGRI

Selected Publications

  • Die Beweisermittlung im gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht : die Behandlung des strukturellen Informationsdefizits des Rechtsinhabers im Falle einer vermuteten Schutzrechtsverletzung, Schriften zum Bürgerlichen Recht, 441 pages, Berlin 2011 (dissertation)