Thomas Dreiser

Dr., LL.M.

Dr. Thomas Dreiser practices law in all areas of intellectual property, focusing on patent law and IT law.

He represents national and international clients in patent infringement proceedings and assists in the cooperation with the firm’s patent attorneys in nullity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court as well as in opposition proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office and the European Patent Office.

Thomas Dreiser has comprehensive experience with respect to standard-essential patents (SEPs) and FRAND issues.

Furthermore, he regularly provides advice on software license agreements, on IT-outsourcing projects and cloud computing matters, including copyright implications relating thereto.

He particularly specializes in the technical fields of the automotive industry, electronics, mechanics, medical devices, computer technology, and telecommunication.

Attorney-at-Law (Rechtsanwalt), Certified IT lawyer, Commercial Mediator (MuCFR), Senior Associate

Location: Munich

Languages: German, English

+49 89 928 05-0


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Working on patent litigation cases as an attorney-at-law allows me to combine both my passion for modern technologies and my interest in complex legal issues. This motivates me to find the best strategy to enforce my clients’ patents with a particular focus on an economically viable solution.


Die Wesentlichkeit von Informationen gemäß § 5a UWG, Dissertation 2013
[The essentiality of information according to paragraph 5a of the Unfair Competition Act, Ph.D. thesis 2013]


Thomas Dreiser is a Certified IT lawyer and a Commercial Mediator (MuCDR).


Thomas Dreiser is a member of GRUR [German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property].

2019 - today

Attorney-at-law at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG in Munich, Germany


Licensed to practice as a certified IT lawyer

2012 - 2013

Master‘s degree studies of IT-law at the Heinrich-Heine University in Duesseldorf, Germany

2011 - 2013

Ph.D. at the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany

2011 - 2019

Attorney-at-law at Schramm Schneider Bertagnoll in Munich, Germany, focusing on patent law


Licensed to practice as an attorney-at-law


Second State Law Examination (bar admission exam)

2009 - 2011

Legal traineeship at the Regional Court of Landshut, Germany


First State Law Examination (degree-level qualification)

2003 - 2009

Studies of law at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany

2001 - 2003

Studies of mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, Germany