Dr. Andreas Schmid

Dr. Andreas Schmid


Email andreas.schmid@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 89 290 12 434

Fax +49 89 290 12 222

LanguagesEnglish, French, 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.

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 Texas Instruments, a device manufacturer, and a car manufacturer in several patent cases on connected cars.

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

Representing a leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer in patent cases against various non-practicing entities on standard-essential patents (UMTS and LTE).*

Representing a leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer in patent litigation complex against other telecommunications equipment manufacturer.*

Representing a leading storage systems manufacturer against a non-practicing entity.*

Representing a computer manufacturer in patent cases against a non-practicing entity on standard essential patents relating to computer memory standards (DDR3, GDDR5, LPDDR2).*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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