An engineer by training, Jacob KLINKISCH joined LAVOIX in 2011 after 8 years of experience in two German Industrial Property firms. He has been a partner since 2017.

Practice areas

Patent prosecution

Patent litigation

Trademark and Design prosecution


Due diligence

Electronics, Electricity, Physics, Mechanics

Technology Areas


Electrical engineering


Signal Processing

Mechanical Engineering

Professional Admissions

French Industrial Property Attorney

European Patent Attorney

European Trademark and Design Attorney

German Patent Attorney


  • Electrical Engineer, ENSERG/Grenoble Institut of Technology, France, 2000
  • Electrical Engineer, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 2000

Professional Experience

Jacob is a specialist in inventions implemented by computer, in particular in the field of virtual machines and Internet security. He acquired advanced expertise in telecommunications, medical imaging and portable electronic devices, and also regularly works for clients in the field of automotive components and medical devices. He represents businesses on aspects such as monitoring patent application grant procedures, oppositions and appeals at the EPO (European Patent Office) and the DPMA (German Patent and Trademark Office), as well as before the German federal patent court (for example, for cancellation or on appeal). He also advises clients in case of disputes and on aspects of remuneration for inventors employed in Germany.


He lastly files designs and models before the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) and the DPMA and has dual IPC status for France and “Patentanwalt” status for Germany.

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