Stefan Bianchin

Attorney at Law / Rechtsanwalt
Certified specialist in intellectual property law
Graduate Engineer (FH) Physical Engineering




2023  Partner at Müller Schupfner & Partner
2007-2023 Attorney-at-law and European Patent Attorney at three renown IP law firms
since 2017  Lecturer for patent law at the Munich University of Applied Sciences
2013  Certified specialist in intellectual property law
2013  Admitted as European Patent Attorney
2007  Admitted to the bar
1998  Studies of physical engineering at the Munich University of Applied Sciences


Stefan has many years of experience in national and international patent and utility model infringement cases. His dual qualification as a lawyer and European patent attorney makes him ideally qualified to assess both the legal and technical aspects of the cases he handles on behalf of clients, in particular with regard to coordination of infringement and validity proceedings. He also advises on licensing agreements, employee inventions and entitlement proceedings. His litigation experience on the other hand enables him to draft claims that are clearly and cogently formulated to withstand potential attacks.

After receiving his diploma in physical engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Stefan Bianchin completed his law studies and his legal traineeship in Augsburg. Subsequently, Stefan Bianchin was admitted to the bar and as a European Patent Attorney.


  • Recommended in Legal 500 EMEA 2022
  • Recommended in Legal 500 Deutschland 2021, 2022
  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers „Deutschlands Beste Anwälte” 2020, 2021, 2022

Technical Areas

  • General mechanical engineering and mechanics
  • Computer-implemented inventions
  • Mobility & energy
  • Measurement & process engineering
  • Data processing

Legal Expertise

  • Judicial and extrajudicial enforcement of technical property rights
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Preparation of patent applications and supervision of examination proceedings
  • IP strategy consulting
  • Employee invention law
  • IP contracts
  • Customs seizure proceedings


  • Munich Bar Association
  • epi
  • VPP
  • GRUR


  • Utility model – the underestimated property right, IAM Yearbook Europe, 2021
  • Can third parties access files in nullity proceedings?, Managing Intellectual Property 2020
  • Distinguishin Betweeen a Technical Feature and a Representaiton of Information, Managing Intellectual Property 2020