Dr. Oliver Ladendorf

Dipl.-Biol., LL. B., B. Sc., Patentanwalt, Partner
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
UPC Representative

European Patent and Trademark Attorneys

Thomas-Wimmer-Ring 15
80539 Munich
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Dr. Ladendorf studied biology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and the Universidad de Concepción, Chile. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Marburg and the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology with a thesis in the field of fungal molecular biology.

Oliver Ladendorf has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2003. He joined Kraus & Weisert in 2014 and became a partner in 2015. He has been a partner in the merged law firm Kraus & Lederer since 1 January 2024. In 2015 he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and since 2022 is a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Business Informatics.

He speaks German, English and Spanish.

He specialises in German and international intellectual property law, obtaining, enforcing and challenging intellectual property rights in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, bioinformatics and pharmacology.

Dr. Ladendorf likes to spend his free time in the mountains with his wife and children and enjoys playing tennis and travelling.


Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi)
Patentanwaltskammer (German Patent Attorneys’ Association)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)

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