Rudolf Erhardt Sachs

Senior European Patent Attorney

Rudolf started in 1996 working in the IP business. His experience covers a wide field of technologies, spanning from aerospace, automotive and semiconductor technology to musical instruments. He specialises in patent search, drafting and prosecution, as well as opposition procedures.

Rudolf joined a larger Munich-area IP firm in 1996 as a patent engineer and IP search specialist. After training and qualifying as a European Patent Attorney in 2005 and German Patent Attorney (Patentanwalt) in 2007, and registering as European Trademark and Design Attorney, he ran an office in private practice, and free-lanced with several German IP firms. Rudolf joined the predecessor firm of HGF Europe LLP in 2018, continuing his long-standing business relationship with its partners.

Rudolf graduated in mechanical engineering with a top-tier German technical university, completing his thesis in cooperation with the federal aerospace research centre, DLR. His technical interest and experience covers a wide field of technologies including mechanical and electrical, construction and processing, energy and telecommunications, medical and physical engineering.

Rudolf’s work approach is fact-oriented, diligent and analytical. He is dedicated to an in-depth understanding of client needs and technological impact, as well as legal implications.

Rudolf is a member of the German society of IP and copyrights GRUR, the Bayerischer Patentanwaltsverein, and the German aerospace association DGLR.