Dr. rer. nat. Stephanie Modrow

Dipl.-Phys. I Patent Attorney I Partner

provides legal advice in relation to application and grant procedures as well as in infringement and invalidity proceedings. Her technical focus is on medical technology and mechanics. She assists in the application and registration procedures under trademark law and also handles opposition and cancellation proceedings.

Phone +49 7721 88380
Fax +49 7721 883850


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

Focus areas:

  • Application and grant procedures
  • Validity and infringement proceedings
  • Opposition and cancellation procedures

Technical focus:

  • Medical technology and mechanics


Career path and professional experience
  • Graduated with a degree in physics at the Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelms-University in Bonn, with majors in materials science and chemical physics
  • Research assistant at the Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelms-University in Bonn
  • Research assistant at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, USA
  • Doctoral thesis in the field of nanotechnology
  • Patent attorney training
    – at Westphal, Mussgnug & Partner,
    – at the Patent Dispute Chamber of the District Court of Mannheim,
    – at the German Patent and Trademark Office,
    – at the Federal Patent Court
  • Studied “Law for patent attorneys” at the Hagen Distance Learning University
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives at the European Patent Office (EPI)
  • International Federation of Patent Attorneys (FICPI)
  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR)
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI)
  • Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys (BDP)