Learn about our Team and Expertise

We are a team of dedicated IP professionals, ready to to go the extra mile to find the best possible solution for our clients.

PATENT ATTORNEYS

Ruediger Spies, LL.M.

Ruediger Spies, LL.M.

Partner, German and European Patent Attorney

Ruediger Spies is a founding partner of the firm. His key technical areas are in computer science, telecommunications, solid state physics, robotics, automotive, digital farming, and similar high-tech industries. Beyond that he also advises clients in IP strategy, FTO, and IP evaluation.

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Dr. Klaus Behrndt

Dr. Klaus Behrndt

Partner, German and European Patent Attorney

Klaus Behrndt is a founding partner of the firm. His practice focuses on semiconductor technology, automotive technology, digital signal processing and electrical engineering. In particular, he helps his clients in drafting patent applications and represents them during the prosecution and in opposition/appeal proceedings. He also provides client counseling such as freedom-to-operate analyses.

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Dr. Axel Hager-Fingerle

Dr. Axel Hager-Fingerle

German and European Patent Attorney

Axel Hager-Fingerle studied physics at the University of Ulm and the University of Oregon (Eugene), majoring in chemistry, economics and computer science. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a Master of Science degree in 2002 and received his diploma with distinction from the University of Ulm in 2004.

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PATENT PROFESSIONALS

Dr. Cornelius Schmidt-Colinet

Dr. Cornelius Schmidt-Colinet

Patent Attorney Trainee

Cornelius Schmidt-Colinet studied Physics and did his PhD at the ETH Zurich. His focus is on thermodynamics, condensed matter physics, automotive technology, signal processing as well as RF technology and radar systems.

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Prof. as Jun.-Prof. off-duty Dr. Gabriele Honecker

Prof. as Jun.-Prof. off-duty Dr. Gabriele Honecker

Patent Attorney Trainee

Gabriele Honecker studied physics (Diplom) and subsequently received her Ph.D. at the University of Bonn in the fields of high-energy physics, particle physics and mathematical physics.

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BACK OFFICE

Justina Hartmann

Justina Hartmann

Office Manager

Justina Hartmann coordinates office administration. She is a certified paralegal and she has been working in this field since 2008.

J.Hartmann@LifeTech-IP.de
+49 - 89 - 95 45 95 81 – 2

Stefanie Schicker

Stefanie Schicker

Paralegal

Stefanie Schicker provides office support. She is a certified paralegal and has been working in the IP field since 2005. Additionally, she acts as a lecturer for the training of paralegals.

S.Schicker@LifeTech-IP.de
+49 - 89 - 95 45 95 81 – 1

Georgina Henner

Georgina Henner

State Board-examined Translator

Georgina Henner provides office support. She is a State Board-examined translator for English and French and she has been working in the IP field since 2012.

G.Henner@LifeTech-IP.de
+49-89-2351-3561 – 1

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