Prisma IP


Trusted Expertise in Patent Prosecution and Litigation, Trademarks, Designs and Licencing



Oliver Ridderbusch

  • German Patent Attorney
    European Patent Attorney
    European Trademark and Design Attorney
    Representative before the Unified Patent Court
    Master of Physics

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    Oliver Ridderbusch studied physics in Mainz and Frankfurt. He then worked at the Institute of Biophysics Frankfurt, concentrating on the development of spectroscopic measurement techniques and laser design.

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  • Having been a partner in a medium-sized patent law firm in Munich for several years, he gained extensive experience in patent prosecution and opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office as well as the German Patent and Trademark Office. Additionally he has extensive experience in nullity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court. His expertise in drafting and prosecuting patent applications covers a broad field of technologies, including inventions related to optics, software, energy storage systems as well as combustion engines and various related fields of the automotive sector.

Thomas Pätzold

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  • German Patent Attorney
    European Trademark and Design Attorney
    Master of Physics

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    Thomas Paetzold received his masters degree in geophysics from the LMU University of Munich in 1990. He continued as a researcher in the fields of microtechnology and micromagnetics before joining VDI Technology Centre of IT Berlin to concentrate in technology transfer services. After qualifying as a patent attorney, he made partner in a mid-sized Munich law firm in 2004 and started his own practice in 2015. His activities cover all ranges from drafting and prosecution of national and foreign patents, to trademark and design applications. Thomas Paetzold focuses his technical work on the fields of mechanical engineering, electronics, and medical devices.

Dr. Andreas Lindae

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics
    Patent Specialist

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    Andreas Lindae studied physics and mathematics at the University of Ulm, Germany, where he also received his Ph.D. for research on fluid mechanics in 1993.
    He built valuable technical expertise in data analysis, software development and network technologies as a developer with Siemens. Continuing with Siemens subsidiary Unify, Dr. Andreas Lindae gained strong expertise in the areas of communication technologies.

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Dr. Raoul Schneider

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  • Ph.D. in Economics
    Master of Physics and Economics

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    Dr. Raoul Schneider studied Physics at the University of Ulm (Germany), and after concluding his Masters degree with distinction, he continued his studies at the Economics Institute of the University of Ulm, where he received his Ph.D.
    Prior to joining Prisma IP, Dr. Schneider gained industry experience in a broad array of fields, ranging from game theory and management consulting to development of semiconductor devices, in particular for the automotive industry, and analysis techniques covering all major microscopy methods.

  • Mr. Schneider focuses on patent drafting and prosecution, in which he can make best use of his broad technological background.

Annika Hennig

  • M.Sc. in Neurobiology

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    Annika Hennig studied chemistry and pharmacy at the Universities of Heidelberg, Germany, and Paris, France. After receiving her M.Sc. in neurobiology from the Universite Paris Descartes, she focused on pharmacy at the University of Heidelberg and became a registered pharmacist in 2023.

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Located within walking distance from the European Patent Office, we are pleased to welcome you in our new Munich office rooms. The proximity to the European Patent Office does not only offer short travels for oral proceedings but also frequent exchange with the examiners.
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Our attorneys and technical specialists build on many years of experience in all fields of patents, trademarks and designs.
We know the needs of start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies, and are well-experienced in creating and pursuing IP strategies that meet your company's individual needs.
We are pleased that our client base covers large companies as well as striving entrepreneurs. With strong connections to the German and European Patent Offices in Munich, one of our main focuses resides in patent drafting and prosecution. A further focus is in IP licensing procedures and trademark conflicts.


We take pride in having expertise in many fields of mechanical engineering, physics, artificial intelligence, electronics, and electrochemistry.


Fuel Injectors, Combustion Cylinders, Exhaust Gas Aftertreatment, Spark Ignitors, Engine Sealing, etc.


Light Microscopes, in particular using confocal, laser scanning or structured illumination techniques in the field of life sciences, and image data processing.


Design and Applications of Diodes and Lasers such as Gas Lasers, Solid State Lasers, and Quantum Cascade Lasers etc.


Energy Storages, Grid Management and Energy Conversion Systems.


Artificial Intelligence, CNN Structures, Image Processing.


Wearables, Surgical and Analytical tools.


tel.: +49 89 24413415
fax: +49 89 24418019


Prisma IP Patentanwaltskanzlei
Landsberger Str. 155
80687 München


Prisma IP Patentanwaltskanzlei
PO Box 71 07 11
81457 München

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