Hans-Peter Pfeifer (of counsel)

Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Phys.
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and
Design Attorney

T +49 721 83013-0
M info@durm.de

Studies in physics at the University of Karlsruhe (TH). Ph.D. at the department of physical chemistry of the University Marburg/Lahn. Postdoc researcher in the field of electrochemistry at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, USA. Worked in the patent department of a major pharmaceutical company for several years. Having been a self-employed patent attorney since 1987, he associated with Durm Patentanwälte in 2007.

Notable experience with patent grant procedures, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office as well as in assessing infringement matters.



  • German Patent Attorneys’ Association (Patentanwaltskammer)
  • Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)

Special technical areas of expertise

Medical engineering

Analytical measurement technology

Physical chemistry

Power engineering