Beat Stump

IP Counsel | Patent Attorney, Stump und Partner AG


As Swiss and European Patent Attorney, Beat Stump counsels national and international technology enterprises and start-up's in the field of IP with a strong focus on patent law. He has broad experience in creating, maintaining, defending and enforcing patent rights both on a national as well as an international level.

Prior to founding his patent attorney's firm Stump und Partner AG, Beat Stump was acting as an in-house IP counsel for a major in-dustrial company and responsible for protecting and enforcing the intangible assets, in particular patents, across Europe, the US and Asia. Beat Stump joined MME as counsel in 2015 to supplement our IP team in its patent and tax practice.

Business activities

  • Worldwide execution of patent grant proceedings and proceedings for the registration of trademarks and of industrial designs
  • Maintenance, defense and enforcement of patents, trademarks and industrial designs, both nationally and internationally


Admitted as Swiss Patent Attorney
Admitted as European Patent Attorney
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
ETH Zurich, mechanical engineering (MSc)


  • German
  • English

Practical Experience

since 2015
IP Counsel at MME
since 2009
Foundation of the patent attorney firm Stump and Partner AG
Patent attorney in a patent attorney's firm
In-house Counsel in a worldwide operating Swiss industrial group
Internship in a business law firm in Zurich
Patent Engineer at a patent attorney's firm in Zurich


  • Verband der freiberuflichen Europäischen und Schweizer Patentanwälte (VESPA)
  • Institut für den gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (INGRES)