Beat Stump

IP Counsel | Patent Attorney, Stump und Partner AG

Profile

Beat Stump has many years of experience in the industry and in advising industrial companies for the development and and enforcement of worldwide patent portfolios, but also in matters relating to freedom to operate. He advises domestic and foreign companies, particularly in the mechanical engineering and also in electrical engineering and works with a tailored to the needs of the company administration of the paper-intensive patent administration.

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

Education

2019
University of Strasbourg (Diploma on Patent Litigation in Europe)

2013
Admitted as Swiss Patent Attorney
2008
Admitted as European Patent Attorney
1988
University of Zurich (lic. iur.)
1982
ETH Zurich, mechanical engineering (MSc)

Languages

  • German
  • English

Practical Experience

since 2015
IP Counsel at MME
since 2009
Foundation of the patent attorney firm Stump and Partner AG
2006-2008
Patent attorney in a patent attorney's firm
1991-2005
In-house Counsel in a worldwide operating Swiss industrial group
1989-1990
Internship in a business law firm in Zurich
1982-1988
Patent Engineer at a patent attorney's firm in Zurich

Memberships

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