“Creating a strategic edge every day for my clients in a highly complex and international environment is a great motivation for me.”
Guido Quiram was born in Rheydt, Germany in 1972. He has a son and lives in Mönchengladbach. He speaks German and English fluently as well as a little Spanish and Japanese. Outside the office, he likes to go jogging, plant and cut down old fruit trees and fire up the grill (even in the winter). He also enjoys getting involved in charity work.
Guido Quiram studied electrical engineering, information technology, business and economics at RWTH Aachen, completing his studies with a degree in engineering in 1997 and a degree in industrial engineering in 2000.
Guido Quiram has been involved in IP since 2007; after completing his training at the law firm of Michalski Hüttermann & Partner, he was admitted to practice as a German patent attorney and representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office in 2010. He joined the list of professional representative before the European Patent Office immediately thereafter in 2011.
Before entering the world of IP, Guido Quiram spent more than a decade in managerial roles as a project manager and technology expert for American, Swiss and German companies in Switzerland and Germany. His wide-ranging and international experience in industry allow Guido to precisely identify and fully meet client needs leveraging the opportunities afforded by intellectual property after offering clients clear advice.
Guido Quiram has extensive practical experience in obtaining, enforcing and defending technical property rights – both before offices and courts and out of court. His main areas of practice are electrical engineering, software-based inventions, telecommunications, automation technology, photovoltaics, measurement and control technology, high-voltage technology as well as mechanical engineering and process engineering. Guido also regularly draws up opinions, for instance as part of company divestments, for product approvals or for white-spot analyses. He also has extensive experience in trademark and design protection.
Guido has been regularly recommended as a patent attorney by the JUVE Handbook of German Lawyers for a few years now.
IAM recommends Guido Quiram as ‘World’s Leading IP Strategist’ in the IAM Strategy 300 edition: “World’s Leading IP Strategist … are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximise the value of IP portfolio”
Michalski Hüttermann’s prosecution prowess is its foremost attribute. The firm’s drafting expertise extends far beyond simple filing; its practitioners possess deep, granular knowledge of what makes a good patent application into a bulletproof one. Drafting connoisseur … Guido Quiram serves as the guardian of Michalski Hüttermann’s reputation. … Quiram largely focuses on electrical and mechanical engineering matters. “Guido is very responsive, totally clear and extremely thorough; he always strikes the right tone and writes extremely convincing, bespoke patent applications.”
“Frequently Recommended Patent Attorney” (since 2011)
“Guido Quiram puts himself into our shoes and goes the extra mile,” says a client. “The team is very responsive and the service is excellent,” says another client who appreciates the team’s “legal and technical knowledge and very quick understanding of difficult situations and negotiation skills”. The team is also credited for “excellent file management and administration skills” and “excellent quality in relation to price”.
THE LEGAL 500
“Michalski – Hüttermann & Partner Patentanwälte has a technically broadly based team that is growing steadily… The luminaire mandates of the law firm specializing in intellectual property come mainly from the fields of mechanical engineering and electronics; however, one often advises in mandates with telecom relations”. Guido Quiram is recommended by name.