Dr. Andreas Schmid

Dr. Andreas Schmid


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 434

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, German

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Andreas Schmid is a patent litigator at our global patent litigation practice. As a fully qualified German and European Patent Attorney he represents clients in patent infringement and validity proceedings.

Andreas has extensive experience with technically complex and multi-jurisdictional patent litigation cases in various fields of technology, with a particular focus on telecommunications and the various telecommunications standards (2G/3G/4G), electronics, semiconductor technology, and software.

A particular focus of Andreas' practice is on defending industry clients in litigation against non-practicing entities. In this context, Andreas has gained vast experience in the area of standard-essential patents (SEPs) where he has acted for major companies in litigation before the German Civil Courts, the German Federal Patent Court and Federal Supreme Court, and the European Patent Office.

Andreas studied physics at the Technical University of Munich and worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in physics.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Andreas worked with major law firms in Munich and Dusseldorf.

Awards and recognitions


Recommended lawyer for Patent Law: Dispute Resolution
Legal 500 Germany

Education and admissions


Ph.D. Physics, Technical University of Munich, 2008

Diploma in Physics, Technical University of Munich, 2005


Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer)

epi – Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office

Representative experience

Representing leading US smartphone manufacturer in several patent cases against non-practising entities.

Representing SolarEdge in multiple patent infringement and revocation proceedings against several competitors in the field of power electronics and photovoltaic systems

Representing Palo Alto Networks against Broadcom in patent litigation cases on network security

Representing Texas Instruments and Ford in several patent cases on connected cars.

Representing US tech company against a non-practicing entity in the field of music-streaming

Representing DuPont in a complex case against Agfa on printing plates

Representing Medit, a Korean medical company, in 4 patent litigation cases against European competitor on oral medical scanning technology

Representing Joled in patent litigation case against Samsung on OLED technology

Representing LG Chem in patent litigation against ATL on battery technology

Representing Huawei Technologies in 25+ patent cases against various non-practicing entities an other telecommunications equipment manufacturer on standard-essential patents (UMTS and LTE).*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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