Thomas Schart

Patent Attorney I European Patent Attorney I European Trademark and Design Attorney

Thomas Schart is a German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney and is admitted to practice before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court, the European Patent Office, the European Union Intellectual Property Office, the European Unified Patent Court and the World Intellectual Property Organization.


  • Patent law, in particular application, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office, inter alia in the fields of physics, mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, electrical engineering, process engineering, manufacturing technology, packaging technology, lighting technology, hydraulic machinery, medical technology, agricultural equipment, tools and machine tools;
  • Patent searches and expert opinions, in particular novelty searches, nullity searches and freedom to operate searches;
  • Trademark law, with a focus on trademark application procedures, trademark strategy, trademark oppositions;
  • Design law, in particular application procedures;
  • License agreements;


Thomas Schart speaks German, English and French.


Studied physics, specializing in geophysics, at the University of Augsburg and the Technical University of Braunschweig; graduated with a degree in physics in 2006.
Started working in intellectual property in 2006 with patent attorney Vomberg in Solingen.
Studied “Law for Patent Attorneys” at the University of Hagen from 2007 to 2009.
Admitted as a German Patent Attorney in 2010 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2013.
Partner at patent attorneys Vomberg & Schart from 2012 to 2023.
With RGTH since 2024.

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