Dr. Stefan Rietsch
Dr. rer. nat., M. Sc. Physik

Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney



  • Active in industrial property since 2019
  • Professional experience at a leading international medical technology group in the field of research and development


  • Studies of physics at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg with a focus on solid state physics and medical technology
  • Master's thesis in the field of hybrid imaging method magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography
  • Research assistant at the University Hospital Essen in the Chair of High Field and Hybrid MR Imaging as well as at the German-Dutch Erwin L. Hahn Institute for MR Imaging from 2014-2019
  • Young Investigator Award of the German Society of Medical Physics 2018
  • Magna Cum Laude Award from the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2016
  • Expert for scientific publications and conferences in the field of magnetic resonance imaging since 2015
  • Doctorate at Radboud University Nijmegen on the development and evaluation of high-frequency antennas for ultra-high field magnetic resonance imaging at 7 Tesla
  • Training since April 2019 as a German and European patent attorney

Technical specialties

  • Physical technology
  • Solid State Physics
  • Medical technology, especially magnetic resonance imaging
  • Electrical engineering
  • High-frequency technology

Legal fields

  • Formulation of patent applications, replies and oppositions for the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office
  • German and European trademark law


  • German
  • English
  • French


German Society of Medical Physics, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine


  • Skiing
  • Music
  • Entrepreneurship and IT