Reinhard specializes in IT and telecommunications related technology, consumer electronics and automation technology and represents major global companies in these fields.
Being a German and European patent attorney he has extensive expertise in patent litigation and patent prosecution. He is particularly experienced with EPO opposition and appeal procedures as well as patent invalidation proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court and the German Supreme Court.
Reinhard is regularly involved in complex patent litigation cases, frequently involving standards-essential patents. In recent cases he represented Yahoo, Pinterest, Tumblr, Whirlpool and Samsung in front of German Courts. With his large team, Reinhard has obtained more than thousand European patents related to software and telecommunications, including standards-essential patents.
He is a partner of Munich based law firm GRÜNECKER since 1996 and holds a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies from Technical University of Munich. He is a member of IEEE, FICPI, GRUR and AIPLA. Reinhard is an IP Star recommended Individual by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (MIP) 2016, IAM1000 patent recommended Individual 2016 and JUVE recommended Individual 2016.
GRÜNECKER is among the largest IP law firms in Europe, with more than 100 attorneys. The firm has its headquarters in Munich and branch offices in Berlin, Cologne and Paris.