Who ceases to want to become better, ceases to be good.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Dr. Gunther Schöllhammer

Dr. rer. nat., Mag. rer. nat. (Chemistry)
Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney,
European Trademark & Design Attorney
Registered Representative before the Unified Patent Court

+49 89 69 39 21-0schoellhammer@pruefer.eu

Professional career

Dr. Gunther Schöllhammer has been working as a patent professional at Prüfer & Partner since June 2015. He has been a German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney since 2019. Prior to that, he worked in the engineering industry as a research engineer and patent professional.
After completing his doctorate at the University of Vienna, he worked there as a research associate at the Institute for Physical Chemistry.
He also completed his diploma in chemistry at the University of Vienna and at the University of Warwick (UK).

German, English, French

Specialist areas of activity


  • Patent drafting and patent prosecution before the German Patent Office (DPMA) and the EPO
  • Opposition and appeal proceedings
  • Patent invalidity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court (BPatG)
  • Participation in patent litigation
  • Trademark law proceedings before the DPMA and the EUIPO
  • Expert opinions


  • Material science and material processing
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Medical technology
  • Trademark law

Publications and memberships

Publications and memberships

G. Schöllhammer et al., Journal of Alloys and Compounds 480, 111 (2009)

G. Schöllhammer et al., Physical Review B 84, 094122 (2011)

T. Kerscher et al., Physical Review B 86, 014107 (2012)


Chamber of Patent Attorneys
epi – European Patent Institute
FICPI – International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys

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