Tonio Reiser

Tonio Reiser

Dipl.-Ing. | Dipl. CEIPI (Strasbourg)

Patent Attorney | European Patent Attorney | European Trademark Attorney



Areas of Practice

Application, defence and registration of patents, trademarks and industrial designs in Germany and abroad; administration of industrial property rights portfolios; patent and trademark infringement proceedings; invalidity proceedings.
Professional Background
1987 - 1992 Mechanical engineering studies (Technical University Darmstadt), engineering degree "Diplom-Ingenieur"
1993 - 1994 Studies in European and French patent and trademark law (CEIPI University of Strasbourg)
1994 - 1997 Practical training in industrial property law (Keil & Schaafhausen Patent Attorneys (Frankfurt), Cabinet Beau de Lomenie (Paris), German Patent and Trademark Office and Federal Patent Court (Munich))
1998 - 1999 Patent counsel with the Freudenberg Group (Weinheim)
1999 Formation of the patent law firm Reiser
since 1999 Patent attorney and European and Trademark Attorney in the patent law firm Reiser
since 2012 Patent attorney and European Patent Attorney in the partnership Reiser & Partner as a founding partner


German, English, French

About Tonio Reiser

Tonio Reiser studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University Darmstadt, which provided him with a broad technical background. Subsequently, he received a scholarship from the French government and studied European and French patent and trademark law at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), from where he graduated with a French diploma. Tonio Reiser passed the German and European patent attorney examination. He is licensed to practice law before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Community trademarks and Community designs) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (PCT applications, international trademark registration). Tonio Reiser represents our clients before the Federal Patent Court of Germany and, in all patent issues, before the German Federal Court of Justice. He is also registered as a qualified representative before the French Patent Office (INPI).


Having worked in industrial property protection for over 15 years, Tonio Reiser has extensive experience in the field. He first gained professional experience by working for several years in the patent law firm Keil & Schaafhausen in Frankfurt. During the following phase of his professional career Tonio Reiser worked as a patent attorney in the patent and trademark department of the Freudenberg Group, a company with a turnover of more than five billion euros. In 1999, he set up the patent law firm Reiser, which today serves reputable clients from Germany and abroad in the field of patent, trademark and design law.

Tonio Reiser also has extensive experience in numerous patent and trademark infringement and nullity proceedings. 


We represent you

before the

  • German Patent Office
  • Federal Patent Court of Germany
  • German Federal Court of Justice (BGH)
  • European Patent Office
  • European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • World International Property Organization (WIPO)

and through our network of communicating lawyers before the

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • French National Industrial Property Institute (INPI)
  • and other national patent offices worldwide.