M. Sc. Sebastian Goebel

Patent Attorney, European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney



  • Active in industrial property protection since 2013
  • Patent law advice for the protection of computer-implemented inventions
  • Research study abroad at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA


  • Electrical engineering studies with a focus on information technology, followed by a master's degree in lasers and photonics at the Ruhr University Bochum
  • Scientific activity in the fields of microscopy, medical technology and pattern recognition as well as software development in the field of image and signal processing
  • Trained as a patent attorney at Bals & Vogel, at the University of Hagen, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the Federal Patent Court

Technical specialties

  • Electrical engineering, electronics and information technology
  • Informatics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Communications technology
  • Measuring technology, sensors
  • Optics, photonics
  • Laser technology
  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Medical technology

Legal fields

  • National and international patent application and examination procedures
  • Obtaining and enforcing intellectual property rights, especially in the USA
  • Opposition and appeal proceedings
  • National annulment and infringement proceedings
  • National and international designs
  • Injury analysis
  • Strategic Consulting Intellectual Property
  • German and European Trademark Law

Patent law activities

  • German patent law
  • European patent law


  • German
  • English


  • Course: Intellectual Property: Patenting in the Ing. -Wiss, lecture for students and doctoral students of natural and engineering sciences at the Ruhr University Bochum
  • Lectures and training courses on software patenting


German Patent Attorneys' Association, EPI, FICPI, GRUR, Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, VDE, VDI


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