Markus Gampp is an experienced patent litigator who advises and represents clients from various industries in complex patent infringement and invalidity proceedings and other IP-related litigation.

In particular, Markus has extensive experience in litigating major patent disputes, including strategic advice (e.g. as part of multi-jurisdictional litigation) and the respective antitrust advice (e.g. on standard-essential patents).

Markus has special expertise in the field of IT (consumer electronics, telecommunications, media and technology) and in the Industrials sector, including the automotive, aviation and manufacturing industries.

In addition to the enforcement of intellectual property rights and trade secrets, Markus also advises regards patent transfer, licensing and employee inventions.

Markus is regularly recognized by leading guides and ranking institutions as one of Germany's top patent litigators (c.f. Chambers, Legal 500, JUVE, IAM Patent 1000, IAM Strategy 300, Best Lawyers, WIPR Leaders Patents, Expert Guides Patents, IP Stars, Leaders League, etc.). He has published numerous articles and commentaries on various subjects of IP and patent law and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. Markus heads the German patent practice and is a Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s global patent group.

Markus is DLA Piper's key contact for all questions relating to the introduction of the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court system and the author of several articles and the UPC section of our website, which can be found at