Peter Hertling


Peter Hertling

European Patent Attorney
MSc Mech. Eng., BSc Mech. Eng.

T +45 / 4516 6174
M +45 / 2961 9684


Peter Hertling advices national and international businesses on all aspects of patenting. Peter has more than 15 years of experience, and possesses a combination of legal skills and industry knowledge obtained by drafting and prosecuting a large number of international patent applications and preparation of infringement and freedom-to-operate assessments. Peter regularly represents clients in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. His technical fields of specialization include medical devices, control engineering, software, shipbuilding, and automation technology. Peter graduated as a Master of Science from the Technical University of Denmark, and he has worked with industrial automation at Odense Steel Shipyard prior to entering the patent profession.

Fields of specialisation

Mechanical technology, including robotics, control systems, process technology and medical devices, software. Representation of clients in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.


Board Member of the Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys (ADIPA) and chairman of the committee for IPR related events
Lecturer, DIFI (a Danish institute for IPR education)
Pass of the CEIPI/epi Diploma Course on patent litigation in Europe, Université de Strasbourg, France
Co-founder of Inspicos A/S
European Qualifying Examination pass
1998 – 2002
Patent consultant and European Patent Attorney with a Danish IP firm
1993 – 1998
A.P. Møller Group, Odense Steel Shipyard Group (Lindøværftet), including stationing in Virginia, U.S.A. (1996-1998)