Tonio Reiser


Tonio Reiser

Dipl.-Ing. | Dipl. CEIPI (Strasbourg) | Patent Attorney | European Patent Attorney | European Trademark Attorney | European Design Attorney

Special competence areas

  • IPR applications
  • Patent and trademark strategies
  • Litigation (infringement proceedings)
  • Opposition proceedings, Invalidity / Revocation proceedings
  • National and international trademark search
  • Supporting clients related to France

During his general mechanical engineering studies, Tonio Reiser acquired a broad technical skill set. He then obtained a university degree in European and French patent law from CEIPI in Strasbourg, France. In addition, he completed the German and European patent attorney training. Today, he has more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property protection and regularly handles patent and trademark infringement proceedings and patent invalidity / revocation proceedings.

Licenses and qualifications

Tonio Reiser has been admitted to practice as an attorney by the German Patent and Trademark Office (Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt - DPMA), the European Patent Office (EPO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and the World Intellectual Property Organisation - WIPO (PCT applications, international application of trademarks and designs). In addition, he represents clients before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), the Federal Patent Court of Germany and in nullity matters before the Federal Court of Justice of Germany. Furthermore, Tonio Reiser has been added to the register of qualified persons by the French Patent Office (INPI).


1987 - 1992 University degree in Mechanical Engineering (Darmstadt Technical University)
1993 - 1994 Studies of European and French Patent and Trademark Law (Strasbourg University – CEIPI)
1994 - 1997 Received training in intellectual property rights (Keil & Schaafhausen Patentanwälte (Frankfurt), Cabinet Beau de Lomenie (Paris), DPMA and BPatG (Munich))
1998 - 1999 Work as an inhouse patent attorney at Freudenberg Group (Weinheim)
1999 Foundation of the Reiser patent law firm
Since 1999 Work as freelance patent attorney, and European patent trademark and design attorney
2012Foundation of the law firm Reiser & Partner Patentanwälte
2023 UPC Representative

Languages: German, English, French