Dipl.-Phys. Robert Ritschel
- Focus areas: Filing, opposition and appeal procedures, infringement opinions and the preparation of freedom-to-operate opinions, trademark applications and design applications. Special knowledge in the following technical fields: electrical engineering and electronics, electronic control systems, antenna technology, all aspects of laser technology, optics, automotive engineering, medical technology, building access and security technology, plastics engineering.
- Education: Studied physics at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf and at the University of California, Davis. Many years of research and development work at the Institute for Laser Technologies at the University of Stuttgart and at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technologies (RWTH Aachen).
- Working in the field of intellectual property protection since 2005. Training as a patent attorney in the Electrical Engineering department of a leading German patent attorney firm, at the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the Patent Litigation Division of Munich Regional Court. Founding partner of Kierdorf Ritschel Patentanwälte.
- Languages: German and English