Mirko Schade

Professional activity

Armed with technical knowledge and several years of industry experience, Mirko Schade puts a particular focus on the economic benefit to the client. He leverages his great interest in the economic-strategic connections of industrial property rights primarily in the analysis and definition of IP strategies. He is also intimately familiar with the grant procedures at the German and European patent offices.

Areas of expertise

  • Mechanical engineering / mechanics
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Turbine technology
  • Wind turbines
  • Automation technology
  • Machine tool engineering
  • Automotive and vehicle technology
  • Process technology
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration equipment

Imaginative man of action

Mirko Schade unifies three worlds at once: Technology, law and economics. As a graduate aerospace engineer and patent attorney, he brings valuable tools for our work and, through his MBA studies, also has a broad knowledge of business administration. He has successfully managed his own company for years and knows the concerns of business leaders. In his projects, he never loses his firm grasp of the business management perspective when examining technical and legal issues.


2017Managing partner heading the German Keller Schneider Patentanwalts GmbH offices in Munich
2017Joined Keller Schneider Patentanwalts GmbH as a patent attorney
2016Founded a management consultancy focussing on strategy & research
2014Patent attorney with an international industrial firm
2014Admission as German patent attorney, European design and trademark attorney
 Patent attorney training at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court
2013Degree in law for patent attorneys, Fernuniversität Hagen
2011Patent engineer with a renowned patent law firm in Munich
2011Completion of MBA, University of St. Gallen
2005Graduation as Dipl. Ing. (univ.) aerospace engineer, UniBw Munich
1999Promotion to officer in the German armed forces