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Dr. Dirk Grupe

Patent Attorney, graduate Physicist

Dr. Dirk Grupe

Patentanwalt, Diplom-Physiker

Dr. Dirk Grupe, patent attorney since 2015 and professional representative before the European Patent Office since 2016, successfully represents his clients in patent law matters, in particular in application proceedings, as well as in trade mark and design law and in German and international patent litigation.

He studied physics, classical philology and history at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics. He obtained his diploma in physics in 2008 and his first state examination in physics, Latin and history in 2009. In 2013, he completed his doctorate at the Warburg Institute London, as a DAAD and AHRC scholarship holder. He has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2012 and joined the firm in 2021.

Dr. Dirk Grupe’s professional focus is on optics, communication technology, software and computer-implemented inventions, semiconductor technology, automotive engineering and medical technology.


  • Stephen of Pisa and Antioch. Liber Mamonis, Springer, 2019.
  • Grupe, D. (2019). Manuscript jaipur 20 and the arabic translation of ptolemy’s almagest by thābit ibn qurra. In F. Başar, M. Kaçar, C. Kaya & A. Z. Furat (Eds.), The 1st International Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin Symposium on History of Science in Islam Proceedings Book (pp. 139–149).
  • Stephen of Pisa’s theory of the oscillating deferents of the inner planets (1h. 12th C.). Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 71, 379–407 (2017).
  • The ‘Thābit-Version’ of Ptolemy’s Almagest in MS Dresden Db.87, Suhayl 11 (2012), 147–153.


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