Munich International
Patent Law Conference

Claiming exhaustion in patent infringement cases

24 June 2022

Conference Format

Hybrid Setting

This year, the conference will be hybrid. Participants can join the programme virtually via live stream or attend the event live in the Groundlift Studios by Lake Ammersee (within the limits of COVID restrictions).


Presentations cover the states of the law in Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Switzerland. The presentations' content will be illustrated by case studies - presented by two patent litigators.


Prominent patent judges from Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, Switzerland and two German patent litigators.

Greeting from the host

Prof. Dr. Christoph Ann LL.M.


Christoph Ann

TUM Professor of Law

Chair of Intellectual Property Law, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Dieter Brändle

President (ret.)

Swiss Federal Patent Court, Switzerland

Georg Eisenreich

State Minister of Justice

Free State of Bavaria, Germany

HH Judge Richard Hacon

Presiding Judge of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court

Royal Courts of Justice, United Kingdom

Anna-Lena Klein


Regional Court Munich I, Germany

Thomas Mayer

Attorney at Law

Infineon AG, Germany

Tobias Pichlmaier

Presiding Judge

Regional Court Munich I, Germany

James L. Robart

U.S. Federal Judge

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, USA

Beatrix Schobel


Regional Court Munich I, Germany

Sebastian Wündisch

Attorney at Law

Noerr, Germany

Conference 2022 - Gallery


GROUNDLIFT Stream Stage, Alte Brauerei Stegen, Landsberger Str. 57, Inning am Ammersee, Germany




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We will be happy to help you with all your questions and concerns.



+49 -89 - 289 28662


Verein zur Förderung von Wissenschaft, Forschung und Lehre zum Recht des Geistigen Eigentums am Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftsrecht und Geistiges Eigentum der Technischen Universität München e.V., Arcisstr. 21 80333 Munich, Germany

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Quick Facts

24 June 2022

14.00 - 19.00 CEST

online or Inning by Lake Ammersee



Munich International Patent Law Conference