is registered as a German attorney at law and started his career at Vossius & Partner in January 2009. He became partner of the firm in 2014.
His professional practice is focused on advising national and international clients in patent disputes before the German infringement and nullity courts as well as the European and German Patent offices. Right from the start of his career, Dr. Rauh took part in multiple international patent disputes and thus possesses a profound expertise in international patent law as well as the coordination of multi-national patent infringement proceedings. His clients include famous biotech and consumer-electronics companies as well as mechanical, chemical and pharmaceutical companies which are traditionally strong technical fields with regard to patent protection. Apart from his dedication to the forensic practice, Dr. Rauh also advises his clients in the field of licensing, employees’ inventions law, unfair competition as well as antitrust law.
Dr. Rauh studied law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. During his studies and at the beginning of his career, he worked for several renowned IP law firms in Munich, Madrid, Buenos Aires and Irvine (Orange County). He finished his doctoral thesis on the topic of “Indirect (Contributory) Patent Infringement in Germany, Japan and the US” (summa cum laude, faculty price of the University of Munich) under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Joseph Straus at the Max-Planck-Institute of Innovation and Competition, which has been published in the institute’s famous series on Intellectual Property Law as volume 161.
Dr. Rauh is author of multiple publications and regularly lectures on actual topics of German and European patent law. He speaks German and Spanish as a mother tongue, as well as English.
Professional associations: Rechtsanwaltskammer, GRUR, Deutsch/Spanische Juristenvereinigung
Languages: German, English, Spanish