Dr. techn. Sebastian C. Schneider

Dipl.-Ing., LL.M. I Patent Attorney I Partner

provides intellectual property law advice to national and international companies, primarily in the field of electrical engineering and robotics and with a particular focus on semiconductor circuit technology, metrology, and sensor technology as well as mobile communications and control technology. The preparation and pursuit of patent applications is handled in close cooperation with the inventors and IP departments of his clients. He also provides assistance in opposition and nullity proceedings. The protection of trademarks and designs for corporate clients completes his area of practice.

Phone+49 89 54479280
Fax +49 89 544792830


  • German Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Engineering degree (university)

Focus areas:

  • Application and grant procedures
  • Infringement and invalidity proceedings

Technical focus:

  • Mechatronics
  • Automation and control technology
  • Signal and image processing
  • Metrology and sensor technology


Career path and professional experience
  • Study of mechatronics at Johannes Kepler University in Linz (Austria)
  • Graduated with a degree in engineering
  • Research activity at the Institute of Electrical Metrology at Johannes Kepler University Linz in the field of laser optical metrology and digital signal processing
  • Doctoral degree in engineering
  • Patent attorney training
    – at Westphal, Mussgnug & Partner,
    – at the CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes International de la Propriete Industrielle),
    – at the German Patent and Trademark Office,
    – at the Federal Patent Court at the Patent Dispute Chamber of the District Court of Munich
    – bei der Patentstreitkammer des Landgerichts München
  • Studied “Law for patent attorneys” at the Hagen Distance Learning University
  • Master’s degree (LL.M.) at the Hagen Distance Learning University in the subject “European Intellectual Property”
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives at the European Patent Office (EPI)
  • International Federation of Patent Attorneys (FICPI)
  • RING IP Network Austria