Dr. Stephan Neuhaus

Dr. Stephan Neuhaus

Senior Associate, Dusseldorf

Email stephan.neuhaus@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +49 211 13 68 328

Fax +49 211 13 68 100

LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Spanish

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Recognized by clients for his "written submissions of top quality" and his "excellent all-round knowledge of law and business".

IP Stars, 2016

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.

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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