BDPE Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law

Ottostraße 4
D-80333 München

Fon +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-0
Fax +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-19


BDPE Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law

Platz der Ideen 2
D-40476 Düsseldorf

Fon +49 (0)211 – 30 27 66-0
Fax +49 (0)211 – 30 27 66-10

Dr. Ezgi Yilmaz

European Patent Attorney | Munich

Patent Litigation

„We selected them because of their outstanding performance in nullity actions and defence work in infringement actions.“

- IP STARS 2023

„The firm understands the business of the client and is clear and transparent in its communication. Excellent forensic work.“

- IP STARS 2023

„In the fields of physics, electrical engineering and electronics, and mechanical patent litigation, the firm sets new standards for Germany.“

- The Legal 500 – Germany

„For contentious proceedings, in particular for nullity proceedings or infringement proceedings accompanied by patent attorneys, Maikowski & Ninnemann, BRAUN-DULLAEUS PANNEN EMMERLING, df-mp as well as the already mentioned Bardehle Pagenberg and Cohausz & Florack are among the top addresses; Zimmermann & Partner Patentanwälte mbB and Maiwald Intellectual Property also enjoy an excellent reputation in the market.“

- The Legal 500 – Germany

„Four partners and several staff work proactively to provide a complete service ranging from providing non-infringement or infringement arguments, successfully fighting for or against the validity of patents, knowing about and finding necessary evidence, suggesting workarounds to problems, and usually winning cases or suggesting useful solutions.“

- The Legal 500 – Germany

„Service-oriented patent attorneys who go above and beyond for their clients. The attorneys exhibit the knowledge level of top technical specialists and, through this, light can be shed on weak arguments of the opposite party.“

- IAM Patent 1000 Guide 2022

„The patent attorneys are all highly experienced and drive their work while being practical and efficient.“

- Chambers 2021

„The team is detail oriented, sensible and shows great judgement.“

- IAM Patent 1000 Guide 2021

Dr. Dirk Müssig | Patentanwalt | BDPE Düsseldorf

Dr. Ezgi Yilmaz is a professional representative before the European Patent Office and has been practicing in the field of intellectual property since 2018.

Until she joined BDPE in 2023, her main focus was drafting patent applications and oppositions in English and in German, as well as conducting patentability and invalidity searches. She gained her experience in the technical fields of automotive engineering, electrical engineering, medical engineering, sports goods and tobacco manufacturing.

At BDPE, she is actively involved in patent litigation proceedings and works in the field of telecommunications, in particular video and audio coding.

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Dr. Ezgi Yilmaz obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science at Istanbul Technical University, after which she completed her joint European Master’s degree in Materials Science at Hamburg Technical University and Aalborg University. Ezgi also successfully completed projects related to materials in electrical engineering such as ferroelectric materials and coating for solar absorbers. Subsequently, Ezgi specialized in her doctorate degree in experimental research of biological tissues, teeth and bones. She has profound knowledge in materials characterization by electron microscopy, nanoindentation and fracture mechanic tests. Besides this, Ezgi published numerous scientific papers and gave talks at international meetings.

Fon +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-28


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Doctor of Engineering (Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg)
  • Master of Engineering (Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg / Technical University of Aalborg)

Authorized to represent

  • Europe:
    • European Patent Office (EPO)
  • International:
    • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Technical fields

Telecommunications/ Mobile Communications

Electrical and information technology

Optics and medical technology

Mechanical Engineering

Materials Science