Dipl.-Phys. Dr. Melanie Pfeuffer LL.M.

Patent Attorney

  • European patent attorney
  • European trademark attorney
  • European design attorney


Phone: +49 941 – 58 62 09-0
Fax: +49 941 – 58 62 09-20

Technical education


  • Award of Dr. rer. nat. in High Energy Physics from the University of Regensburg as a scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation

Studied Physics as a BayBFG scholarship holder

  • at the University of Regensburg
  • at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

Studied Mathematics

  • at the University of Regensburg, intermediate diploma

Working student

  • in the research department of a large international technology group in Munich

Legal education

Training as a patent attorney

  • at the German Patent and Trademark Office
  • at the Federal Patent Court
  • at a patent disputes court of the district court Mannheim
  • in a patent lawfirm

Studied Law

  • at the University of Hagen
  • at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (LL.M.)

Main focus of practice

  • All matters relating to industrial property protection, in particular patent, utility model, trademark and design patent applications
  • Opposition, appeal and nullity proceedings
  • Infringement proceedings pertaining to patent, trademark, design and utility model rights
  • Development and monitoring of patent applications abroad in cooperation with associate attorneys

Technical focus

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Plastics processing technology
  • Medical technology
  • Optics
  • Communication technology
  • Electronics
  • Information technology
  • Automotive engineering
  • Semiconductor technology
  • Control technology