Franck Klein

Ottostraße 4
D-80333 Munich
Fon +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-22
Fax +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-19

Franck Klein

Dipl.-Ing. (Univ.), Ingénieur diplômé (EC Lyon)
German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Technical area of expertise:

  • Electronics
  • LED technology
  • Mobile communications
  • Photovoltaic technology
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Video and audio coding
  • Wireline communications

Legal activities:

  • Patent litigation and judicial enforcement of patents and utility models.
  • Representing clients in legal proceedings (opposition and nullity proceedings) at the European Patent Office and German courts.
  • Advising clients in infringement proceedings in cooperation with domestic and foreign lawyers.


  • Franck Klein has been working as a patent attorney for Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling (BDPE) since 2019. In September 2019 he was appointed as Salary Partner.
  • Before joining BDPE, he worked as a patent attorney in patent litigation at Prüfer & Partner and previously supervised patent granting at Mitscherlich patent law firm.
  • He has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2003 and previously worked in the mobile communications industry.
  • In addition to his training at the Federal Patent Court, he completed his postgraduate studies in intellectual property at the University of Strasbourg.
  • He holds an engineering degree from the École Centrale de Lyon (ECL) and the Technical University of Darmstadt (TUD) in the fields of data and communications engineering.

Publications (excerpt):


  • epi – European Patent Institute
  • FICPI – International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Chamber of Patent Attorneys


German, English, French

Education (excerpt):

École Centrale de Lyon
Technical University of Darmstadt