All success comes from trust

Dr. Susanne Sonnenhauser

Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Biol., German Patent Attorney,
European Patent Attorney, European Trademark & Design Attorney
Registered Representative before the Unified Patent Court

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

Professional career

Dr. Susanne Sonnenhauser has been a partner at Prüfer & Partner since 2008.
She completed her training as a patent attorney in a large law firm in Munich.
She also trained at the DPMA, the Federal Patent Court and the Patent Litigation Chamber of the regional court Munich, after graduating as Dr. rer. nat. at the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Klinikum rechts der Isar (Technical University of Munich).
Before that, she studied biology at the Technical University of Munich specialising in microbiology, immunology and genetics.

German, English, French (basic knowledge)

Specialist areas of activity


  • Patent drafting
  • Patent prosecution, opposition and appeal proceedings
  • Preparation of expert opinions (freedom-to-operate, validity)
  • Innovation management


  • pharmacy (esp. pharmaceutical formulations)
  • biotechnology
  • biochemistry
  • immunology
  • virology
  • molecular biology
  • genetic engineering
  • medical technology

Publications and memberships


No publications


epi – European Patent Institute
Chamber of Patent Attorneys

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