Jonas Weickert

Jonas Weickert advises clients in all IP matters with a special focus on biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, industrial engineering and automotive engineering. He has experience in filing and defending oppositions under German and European law as well as in handling German and international infringement cases. He has drafted far more than 100 patent applications and handled numerous examination proceedings.

Before becoming a partner of Thum & Partners, he worked for one of Germany’s leading IP law firms in Munich as well as one of the largest law firms at Lake Constance.

Jonas Weickert has a broad natural sciences and engineering background. He holds a degree in physics with a focus on biophysics and wrote his doctoral thesis on alternative photovoltaic technologies. He received scholarships from the Elite Network of Bavaria and the Carl Zeiss Foundation and is the author of over 30 scientific publications and a textbook which have been quoted over 1500 times.

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers lists him as one of Germany's "Ones to Watch" in 2023. Furthermore, JUVE Patent mentions him as "recommended individual" in its 2023 patent law firm ranking.

Dr. rer. nat.


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Representative before the Unified Patent Court

European Trademark and Design Attorney


Registration as representative before the Unified Patent Court


Founding partner of Thum & Partners


Admission as German Patent Attorney


Admission as European Patent Attorney


Training as patent attorney


Fellow of the Carl Zeiss Foundation
Ph.D. in physics


Diploma in Physics (LMU Munich)
Scholarship of the Elite Network of Bavaria