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Patent star 2020/21




Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent strategy & counseling
Trade secrets/confidential information

Industry sectors:

Life sciences
Medical devices

Dr. Arno Riße LL.M. (University of Auckland) is one of the firm's partners. He specializes in intellectual property law, with a focus on national and international patent litigation. He advises clients around the globe covering all technical fields, such as telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemistry and consumer goods.

He has, in particular, a broad experience in the "high tech" sector (e.g. in common technology standards such as UMTS, LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GDDR, LPDDR and ERPS, and in semiconductor design), and in the pharmaceutical and medical device sector (e.g. covering osteoporosis and anti-cancer drugs, human genome nucleic acid probes, knee prosthesis and NIPT), including associated regulatory issues and FRAND. Legal 500 praises the "very meticulous" Arno Riße as an "outstanding team player" and "future star". He is also continuously recommended in the JUVE Handbook.


Year Joined Firm: 2015


  • Law studies at the university of Münster with specialization degrees inter alia in Intellectual Property Law and Insurance Law. 
  • Accompanying philosophy studies at the university of Münster. 
  • Doctoral Thesis (S.J.D. equivalent) and parallel work as a research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Ingo Saenger, University of Münster. 
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Network Memberships: GRUR, LES


Last updated 21st December 2020