Dr. Stefan Richter, LL.M. (Michigan)

Stefan Richter is working as an attorney since 2010. He advises and represents national and international clients on all fields of intellectual property law. The focus of his work is on national and multi-jurisdictional patent infringement litigation and parallel opposition and nullity proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Federal Patent Court. Stefan Richter advises clients in various technical areas, in particular in telecommunications and information technology, electronics, software, mechanical engineering and medical devices.

Stefan Richter studied law at the University of Osnabrueck. Following his graduation, he commenced graduate studies and earned the degree Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, focusing mainly on US patent, copyright and trademark as well as on tort law.

Stefan Richter worked as a research fellow at the University of Osnabrück’s Institute for Commercial  and Business Law (department of Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Ahrens). He earned his PhD with a thesis regarding tort liability and attribution of damages.

During his traineeship (Referendariat) in the district of the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf he further focused on patent law, working for German and international law firms in Düsseldorf and Chicago, IL.

Stefan Richter is visiting lecturer for patent law at the University of Osnabrück.


Dr. Stefan Richter, LL.M. (Michigan)

Steinstraße 20
40212 Düsseldorf

Tel. 0211 - 550 220
Fax 0211 - 550 22 550



patent law



German, English, French

2010 Düsseldorf

2000 University of Osnabrück
2005 1st State Exam Göttingen
2007 LL.M. University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
2010 2nd State Exam Düsseldorf
2011 Dr. jur. University of Osnabrück