Pioneers in the name of betterment

Dr. rer. nat. Alexander André

Partner / patent attorney

As Confucius once said, “Life is really easy, but we insist on making it complicated.” In my work, I aim to simplify not only the maze of rules and regulations, but also your business life.

Telephone +49 751 359580


Authorized to represent clients with
  • German Trademark and Patent Office (DPMA)
  • Federal Patent Court (BPatG)
  • Federal Court in nullity appeal proceedings (BGH)
  • European Patent Office (EPA)
  • European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Unified Patent Court (UPC)

* 1978, Saarlouis

2 sons

Degree in Physics from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg

  1. DEA (diplôme d'études approfondies) de Physique de la Matière Condensée
  2. Degree in Physics (majoring in Experimental Physics)
  3. Double-supervised doctorate/cotutelle de thèse, University of Konstanz and Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg (Franco-German University)
  4. DESU (diplôme d'études supérieures universitaires), Patent Litigation in Europe, at Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg

Since 2011 patent attorney and partner at Ravenspat

Known in the firm for
  • unusual problem-solving approach, humor with a touch of sarcasm, preference for waistcoats and neckties
  • is into fitness training, Aikido, jogging, sailing as well as travelling
  • speaks French and English, would be able to converse in Latin and Ancient Greek
Other activities
  • Counseling for inventors at the Lake Constance and Upper Swabia Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office/European Patent Institute (epi)
  • Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys (BDPA)
  • German Physical Society (DPG)