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 Partners  > Dr. rer. nat. Alexander André

Born in 1978

Admitted for representation in

  • German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)
  • Federal Patent Court (BPatG): 
  • Federal Court of Justice in nullity or appeal matters (BGH) 
  • European Patent Office (EPA) 
  • European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) 
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

He who is unhurt by words cannot be hurt by deeds (Socrates).


Born in Saarlouis in 1978.

Married, 2 children.


Abitur (A-levels) in 1998 at Saarlouis Gymnasium at the Stadtgarten

Physics studies at Technical University of Kaiserslautern and the Université Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg


2003: DEA (Diplôme d'Études Approfondies) de Physique de la Matière Condensée

2004: MSc in physics (specialisation: experimental physics)

Thesis under the guidance of Prof. Dr. B. Hillebrands and Dr. S. O. Demokritov with the topics “Non-linear spin-wave packages in yttrium-iron-garnet films with controlled phase properties” 

2004 - 2007: Double-supervised doctorate (Cotutelle de thèse) at Constance University and the Université Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg under the guidance of Prof. Dr. G. Maret and Dr. P. Kékicheff with the topic of “Force-induced structural transitions in cross-linked DNA films”

2007 - 2010: Patent attorney training at Eisele, Otten, Roth & Dobler in Ravensburg with a training period at the Second Civil Chamber at the Regional Court of Mannheim

Course of study “Law for Patent Attorneys” at the FernUniversität in Hagen

Patent attorney training at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and the Federal Patent Court in Munich

Since 2011 : Patent attorney and partner at RavensPAT - Otten, Roth, Dobler & Partner

2013: Admitted representative of the European Patent Office

2015: D.U. (diplôme universitaire) "Patent Litigation in Europe" (Université de Strasbourg, CEIPI - epi)




General physical technology

Optics and optical measurement technology, sensor technology

Solid-state physics, semiconductor technology, soft matter physics

Biophysics and medical technology 

General mechanical engineering and process technology

Electrical machines

Areas of Expertise


Soft matter physics, in particular polymer physics

Secondary Activities

Counselling to inventors at the Bodensee / Oberschwaben Chamber of Industry and Commerce


Chamber of Patent Attorneys

epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)

Association of German Patent Attorneys

Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) (German Physics Association)

GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) 

VPP (Association of Intellectual Property Experts)

Otten, Roth, Dobler & Partner mbB
Patent attorneys
Grosstobeler Strasse 39
D-88276 Ravensburg/Berg
Tel.:  + 49 (0) 751 35958-0