THE PATENT ATTORNEYS.

DR. REINHOLD BERNHARDT

PARTNER

Dr. Reinhold Bernhardt received a PhD in physics in the field of nuclear radiation measurement technology. After training in industrial property protection and working in a large patent attorney’s office in Munich, he joined his brother’s firm in Saarbrücken in the 90s.

Dr. Bernhardt is a German patent attorney, professional representative before the European Patent Office (“European patent attorney”) and European trademark and design attorney.

DR.-ING. MATTHIAS WOLFF

PARTNER

Dr.-Ing. Matthias Wolff studied materials technology, completed his European studies in Saarbrücken, Nancy and Barcelona with a German and a French engineering diploma and received a PhD in nanotechnology in the field of technical ceramics. He has been able to improve his knowledge of English, French and Spanish during his various stays abroad.

Dr. Wolff has been working for industrial property rights since 2006 and is a German patent attorney, professional representative before the European Patent Office (“European patent attorney”) and European trademark and design attorney.

Since 2012, he has been a lecturer at both Saarland University and Saarland University of Applied Sciences.

DIPL.-ING. DANIEL RAUSCH

Patentanwalt Saarland

Dipl.-Ing. Daniel Rausch studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, focusing on automotive and combustion engine technology. Within his long-term employment at various university chairs and his diploma thesis at BMW AG, he has been able to gain experience in research and in test rig operations.

Mr. Rausch has been working in the field of industrial property rights protection since 2011 and worked as a patent attorney in a renowned patent attorneys office in Augsburg from 2014 to 2017. He is a German patent attorney, professional representative before the European Patent Office (“European patent attorney”) and European trademark and design attorney.

THE FIRM.

The firm originated in the Umbrecht law firm in Saarbrücken, founded in the 1950s and taken over by Dr. Winfrid Bernhardt in 1972. Since then, the law firm has been run continuously at various locations as a joint practice of the Bernhardt brothers. The current partnership has existed since 1 January 2014.