joined the firm of Vossius & Partner in 2010 and was admitted to practice as a German Patent Attorney (Patentanwalt) and European Patent Attorney in 2014. His training in IP included clerkships at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court in Munich.
At Vossius & Partner, Raphael focuses on the different aspects of mechanical and medical engineering. Being particularly interested in medical devices, manufacturing technology, plastics engineering, and the automotive field, he has represented clients in prosecution, opposition, and nullity proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, and the German Federal Patent Court. Furthermore, Raphael gathered expertise in infringement proceedings, both as a representative and during a clerkship at the Higher District Court in Munich.
Raphael studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. During his studies, he focused on medical engineering and developed manufacturing techniques for a new stent delivery system in the framework of his final thesis at the facilities of a major German healthcare manufacturer in Berlin. He received his diploma in mechanical engineering in 2009.
Having been raised in Munich and Buenos Aires, Argentina, Raphael speaks German, Spanish and English fluently.
Professional associations: Patentanwaltskammer, epi