Portrait of Rainer K. Kuhnen

Rainer K. Kuhnen


  • Joined K&W in: 1996
  • Admitted as Attorney: 2000



  • Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney


  • German
  • English

Academic and professional career

Technical University of Munich
Studies of Technical Physics
Studies of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Special Fields at K&W

Electrical Engineering

Grant proceedings for patents in the field of electrical engineering/electronics.

Opposition, revocation, nullity and infringement proceedings, in particular in the fields of electrical engineering/electronics, information technology, computer and network technology, and physics and medical technology.


  • ABA (American Bar Association)
  • AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association)
  • AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • BayPat (Bavarian Patent Attorney Association)
  • Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • DJG (German-Japanese Society in Bavaria)
  • EPI (European Patent Institute)
  • EPLIT (European Patent Litigators Association)
  • FICPI (International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys)
  • GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • IPO (Intellectual Property Owners Association)
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society)
  • UNION (Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property)
  • VDE (Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies)
  • VPP (Association of Intellectual Property Experts)

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