Nikolai Köllisch

Mechanical Engineer ∙ Dr.-Ing. ∙ LL.M.
German Patent Attorney
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
Managing Partner




2024 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
2023  Admission as Professional Representative before the Unified Patent Court
2023  Partner at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2021  Admission as European Patent Attorney
2020  Patent Attorney at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2020  Admission as professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
2020  Admission as German and Patent Attorney
2016  Ph.D. in engineering from Technical University of Hamburg
2011  graduated in mechanical engineering (Dipl.-Ing. Univ.) from Technical University of Hamburg, Germany


The main focus of Nikolai is in the area of drafting patent and utility model applications as well as conducting examination and opposition proceedings. Further, he is conducting infringement and validity assessments for our clients.

Through several years of experience in scientific research in the field of numerical simulation, Nikolai has a broad technical background, particularly in numerical fluid mechanics, offshore technology and naval engineering as well as in automotive industrie.

Technical Areas

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Offshore and naval engineering
  • Automotive technology
  • Wind energy
  • Machine tool building

Legal Expertise

  • Granting procedures of patent applications worldwide
  • Conducting infringment analysis
  • Drafting patent applications
  • Opposition and appeal proceedings before the German and European Patent Office