Clemens Thun

  • German Patent Attorney (2003) [Patentanwalt]
  • European Patent Attorney (2002)
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney (2003)
  • In IP since 1999
  • Joined Mitscherlich in 1999
  • Partner since 2006

Clemens Thun regularly processes a large number of Community design applications, using design rights as an efficient tool for enforcement at border seizures and trade fairs. His other main focus lies in the drafting of patent applications for inventions in a wide range of technologies. This combination of professional activities allows him to serve clients in a close and direct manner that yields substantive results in terms of protection of their intellectual property. He also regularly represents his clients in European opposition proceedings.

Clemens Thun employs his considerable prosecution experience in designs and patents to the benefit of innovative corporations from Europe and Asia.

    Professional Qualifications

    Master’s Degree in Physics [Diplom-Physiker]

    Technical University of Munich, Germany

    Applied Studies at the Pulp & Paper Research Centre of McGill University in Montreal, Canada

    Applied Studies at the Institute of Physiological Chemistry of the University of Munich and Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich, Germany

    Professional Experience

    Management of large patent and design portfolios

    Leading a team of attorneys and patent professionals at Mitscherlich

    Trainee at the Federal Patent Court in Munich, Germany

    Trainee Patent Attorney at Mitscherlich

    Technical Fields

    • Electronic Hardware
    • Internet
    • Communication Technologies
    • Laser Technology
    • Lighting Technology
    • Material Science
    • Mechanics
    • Medical Technology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Design Patents


    Member of FICPI, epi, AIPPI, INTA