Jan Goering counsels mainly small and medium-sized German enterprises which are active in the fields of classical mechanical engineering and mechatronics in all matters related to patent law. Among other things, he is active in prosecuting patents in examination proceedings before the German, European, and international patent offices. Jan Goering is involved in the creation and development of patent portfolios in the following engineering areas: vehicle, aerospace, tool, control, packaging, paper, plastics, medical, and sports equipment.
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
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Jan Goering is also experienced in adversarial patent proceedings. Besides the enforcement of intellectual property rights in litigation proceedings, he is intensively involved in opposition and nullity proceedings for the removal of competitors’ patents which are not worthy of protection. Furthermore, he supports clients in preserving and obtaining ownership rights to inventions in the context of co-development agreements, and with regard to employee invention law.
Jan Goering studied mechanical engineering at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen University and at the Technical University of Munich.
In the course of his studies, he concentrated on medical and micro-mechanical engineering. As a mechanical engineer, he worked in the research and development departments of several medium sized companies in the fields of medical engineering and plastics processing in Germany as well as in the United States of America.
In the year 2012, Jan Goering began his legal training regarding industrial property protection with BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, and was sworn in as a German patent attorney in 2015. Since 2016, he is a European patent attorney.
Jan Goering is a member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).