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Dr. Stephan Neuhaus

Senior Associate

Dr. Stephan Neuhaus
English, French, German, Spanish
Practice Group
Intellectual Property

Stephan Neuhaus focuses on all aspects of patent law. He has extensive experience in litigating patents for international and national clients, especially from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries and the life sciences sector. 

Stephan coordinates parallel patent infringement and revocation proceedings in the major European countries. He conducts main action infringement proceedings, preliminary injunction proceedings and inspection proceedings at the German district and appellate courts as well as nullity actions at the German Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court. His strategic advice covers questions regarding the new Unified Patent Court and the European Patent with unitary effect. 

Stephan studied law and economics in Bayreuth and served his legal traineeship (Rechtsreferendariat) at the Frankfurt District Court and Frankfurt Court of Appeals. He received a postgraduate scholarship from the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) and was a member of the DFG postgraduate program Intellectual Property and the Public Domain. Stephan earned his Ph.D. in law with a thesis on secondary liability in intellectual property and unfair competition law.

"Neuhaus is a rising star who is doing a great job on some really big cases and gathering more and more experience."

IAM Patent 1000, 2017

Education and admissions


  • Dr. iur., University of Bayreuth, 2010
  • University of Bayreuth, 2005


  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)

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