Stephan Nüsse

Dr. rer. nat.

Stephan Nüsse


Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
Representative before the UPC

Dr. rer. nat.

Stephan Nüsse


Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
Representative before the UPC

In addition to his in-company experience with business structures, IP strategies, patent valuation and the law governing employee inventions, Stephan Nüsse has many years of experience in prosecuting and enforcing intellectual property such as patents, registered designs and trademarks. He advises on the assertion and, where necessary, the cross-border enforcement of intellectual property, and in infringement and revocation disputes and further received the diploma in “Patent Litigation in Europe” at the University of Strassbourg for admittance at the UPC.

According to Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers, Stephan Nüsse ranks as one of Germany’s best lawyers in 2024 in the field of Intellectual Property Law.

Stephan Nüsse speaks German and English.

Technical focus

  • Communications and semiconductor technology
  • Imaging and optical systems
  • Scientific and industrial lasers
  • Energy technology
  • Power plant and nuclear technology
  • Turbines and generators
  • Fossil and nuclear fuels
  • Mining
  • Metallurgy
  • Ceramics, glass and textiles
  • Sanitary and medical technology
  • Packing and paper technology
  • Automation and process technology
  • Material and raw material recycling
  • Automotive industry
  • Hybrid and autonomous driving technology
  • Data and AI-based predictive controls
  • Vehicle drive systems
  • Motors and engines
  • Charging
  • Heat exchange
  • Engine control


Studied Physics at RWTH Aachen University, obtaining his doctorate in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology at RWTH Aachen University, specializing in solid-state sciences, semiconductor technology, optoelectronics, nanotechnology and lasers; doctorate and postdoctoral research in the field of optoelectronics, 1998.

Legal education since 1998 in the Legal Intellectual Property Department of a multinational electronics corporation, responsible for prosecution and managing patents in the fields of power generation, nuclear engineering and nuclear fuel. Continued education and graduation in an international law firm and at Frankfurt District Court, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Federal Patent Court in Munich. European Patent Attorney since 2003 and Patent Attorney (Germany) since 2004. Until 2008 partner in an IP-law firm located in Germany and Switzerland, providing international consulting services in all fields of intellectual property; at Eisenführ Speiser (Berlin) since 2009. Receipt of Diploma for “Patent Litigation in Europe” at the University of Strassbourg in academic course of 2022/2023.


  • Patent Attorneys Association (PAK)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the German Physical Society (DPG)
  • Member of the Bauhaus Archive

Publications & Presentations

Intraband coherence of Bloch oscillations after momentum scattering

Applied Physics A, 78, 491-495, 2004/03/01

Further authors: F. Wolter, P. Haring Bolivar, K. Köhler, R. Hey, H. T. Grahn, H. Kurz

Conservation of Intraband Coherence in Superlattices

Quantum Optoelectronics (1999), Aspen, Colorado United States, 12 April 1999, ISBN: 1-55752-600-1

Further authors: P. Haring Bolivar, F. Wolter, G. Bartels, H. Kurz

Intraband coherence of Bloch-oscillations after resonant scattering observed by resonant secondary emission

Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS 1999), paper QWG4, OSA, Baltimore, Maryland United States, 23–26 May 1999, ISBN: 1-55752-571-4

Further authors: P. Haring Bolivar, H. T. Grahn, R. Hey, K. Kohler, H. Kurz

Femtosekunden-Spektroskopie kohärenter und inkohärenter Dynamik von Exzitonen und Polaritonen in Halbleiter-Schichtstrukturen

Berichte aus der Physik, 82 (Diss. RWTH Aachen) Shaker Verlag Aachen 1998

Femtosecond Study of Carrier Cooling and Exciton Formation in the layered III-VI Semiconductor GaSe

Physica Status Solidi B - basic Solid State Physics, 204, 98-101, 1997/11/01

Further authors: P. Haring Bolivar, H. Kurz, V. I. Klimov, F. Lévy

Carrier cooling and exciton formation in GaSe

Phys. Rev. B, 56, 4578, 1997/08/15

Further authors: P. Haring Bolivar, H. Kurz, V. Klimov, F. Levy

Femtosecond coherent polariton dynamics in the layered III-VI semiconductor InSe

Phys. Rev. B, 55, 4620, 1997/02/15

Further authors: P. Haring Bolivar, H. Kurz, F. Levy, A. Chevy, O. Lang

Coherent polariton propagation in the layered III-VI semiconductor InSe

Singapore [u.a.] / World Scientific (1996) [Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]

23rd International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors : Berlin, Germany, July 21 - 26, 1996 ; [proceedings] / ed. Matthias Scheffler

Four-wave-mixing theory beyond the semiconductor Bloch equations

Physica Status Solidi B-basic Solid State Physics, 188, 447-456, 1995/03/01

Further authors: V. Axt, A. Stahl, E. Mayer, P. Haring Bolívar, K. Ploog, K. Köhler

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