Dr. Werner F. REICHERT

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Phys.
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney

Office Regensburg:
Phone +49 941 698263-40
Fax +49 941 698263-99

Office Hofkirchen:
Phone +49 8545 969096
Fax +49 8545 969097

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Areas of Practice

  • Patents
  • Utility models
  • Patent strategies
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • German law on employee inventions and inventors' compensation
  • Prosecution
  • Litigation
  • Licensing
  • Technology transfer
  • Evaluation of technology and patent portfolios
  • Consulting of start-ups
  • Co-operations between R&D institutes and industry


Technical Fields

  • Physics
  • Optics
  • Polymer physics
  • Plastics technology and engineering
  • Electrical and process engineering
  • Mechanical engineering, automotive
  • Semiconductor technology
  • Medical technology and engineering
  • Bio technology
  • Inorganics
  • Computer technology
  • Acoustic technology


Professional Experience and Education

Since 2014: Managing partner and co-owner of intellectual property law firm Reichert & Lindner Partnerschaft Patentanwälte
2006 - 2014: Managing partner and owner of intellectual property law firm Reichert & Kollegen

Further professional experience and education:

  • Leica Microsystems GmbH (former Leica Microsystems AG), Wetzlar, Germany; Head of Corporate Patents & Trademarks Department; Member of the Corporate Management Team; Executive Secretary (pro cura); global intellectual property management for all business units
  • Eastman Kodak Company, Head Office, Rochester, New York, USA; European Patent Attorney
  • Kodak GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
  • University of Regensburg, Institute for Applied Physics; assistant lecturer
  • IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, USA; post-doctoral assignment in the area of adhesion of polymer films to the Si-wafer surface
  • Research and Technology Transfer Dept. at the University of Regensburg (FUTUR); foundation and management
  • PhD thesis (Dr. rer. nat.) at the University of Regensburg; instructed by Professor Dr. D. Goeritz
  • Study of Physics (Master of Physics) at the University of Regensburg, Germany


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • German Patent Attorney Chamber
  • European Patent Institute (EPI), member and tutor
  • Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • German Association for Intellectual Property Rights (GRUR)
  • American Industrial Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)


Pro Bono Activities

  • European Patent Institute (EPI), tutor for patent attorney candidates
  • Oct. 2008: Speaker and panel discussant at AIPLA Conference, Washington D.C., «Considerations in Europe Including Scope of Patent Protection and the European (OHIM) Design System»
  • Federation of German Industries (BDI), Member of Committee for Intellectual Property
  • Fraunhofer Association, Member of Committee for Intellectual Property
  • Lions Club Regensburg, member, president 2014/2015, 2018/19



  • German
  • English
  • Japanese (basic knowledge)