Arno Riße

Partner at Arnold Ruess

Arno Riße is a partner of Arnold Ruess, a boutique IP firm in Dusseldorf, Germany. He specialises in IP law, with a focus on national and international patent litigation. He advises clients from four different continents on all technical fields, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemistry and consumer goods. He has, in particular, broad experience in the high-tech sector (eg, in common technology standards – GSM, UMTS, LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GDDR, LPDDR and ERPS – and in semiconductor design), and the pharmaceutical and medical device sector (eg, osteoporosis and anti-cancer drugs, human genome nucleic acid probes, knee prosthesis and NIPT), including associated regulatory issues and FRAND.

Before joining Arnold Ruess, Dr Riße worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for several years. The Legal 500 praises the “very  meticulous” Dr Riße as an “outstanding team player” and “future star”. He is also continuously recommended in the JUVE Handbook.

Dr Riße studied law and philosophy. He holds a law degree and a German SJD (Dr jur) from Munster University, Germany, and an LLM from Auckland University, New Zealand. He gave lectures on European patent law at the International Summer University, Giessen, and was a speaker at the Honourable William C Conner Inn of Court Global Patent Trial, New York, in April 2019; he contributed a chapter on injunctions in Germany to the book Patent Law Injunctions published in late 2018.

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  • GRUR
  • LES

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Arnold Ruess
Konigsallee 59a
Dusseldorf 40215

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