Axel Karl, LL.M.

Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Axel Karl is Patent Attorney and partner at Ziebig & Hengelhaupt. He holds a university diploma in business and engineering with a specialization in electronics and information technology. He worked 15 years in global telecoms and IT companies such as Cisco Systems.

Axels expertise is particularly related to development of IP strategies and IP generation projects in mid-size companies across Europe. Axel is lecturer at the Strasbourg University (CEIPI), France, for topics in the area of intellectual property rights.


  • Start-ups and funding programmes
  • Patent risks and FTO analyses
  • Software and AI patents


German, English