Ralf Bucher

Patent Attorney, Of Counsel


Ralf is a German and European patent attorney with more than 16 years’ experience in patent law and is based in our Munich office.

Before qualifying as a German and European patent attorney, Ralf worked for Germany's largest electronics company as development engineer for digital circuits and as patent engineer in the in-house patent department.

Ralf specialises in electronics & telecoms, automotive, IT and software, and also acts for clients in a wide range of technologies. He has extensive experience of preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office, and is experienced in conducting oppositions and appeals before both Offices. He is also an EUIPO representative.


Ralf graduated from the Technical University of Munich with a Diplom-Ingenieur Univ. degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. He also has a certificate in Law for Patent Attorneys at the FernUniversität Hagen.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • Member of the European Patent Institute