Klaus-Dieter Banse

Klaus-Dieter Banse

  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Partner
  • German and European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney


  • Degree in electrical engineering, German technical universities in Braunschweig and Berlin
  • Worked with the Academy of Science of Berlin and Brandenburg from 1994 to 1997
  • Earned doctorate with a focus on microelectronics, microsystems and semiconductor technologies
  • Dissertation on prospects of the development of semiconductor processes in microsystem technology
  • Managed technical marketing projects for NEC Europe in Düsseldorf
  • Since 1999 worked with established international patent law firms in intellectual property
  • 2002 qualified to practice national and international intellectual property law
  • Since 2002 practicing as German patent attorney and European representative
  • 2007 partnered with Andrea Pucknus to form Banse & Pucknus, IP Law Firm
  • 2011 Change of company name to Banse & Steglich Patent Attorneys

Current Activities

Dr. Klaus-Dieter Banse specializes in all matters related to the prosecution and litigation of patent applications.

A seasoned patent attorney with a strong background in electrical engineering, Dr. Banse’s area of expertise includes: microelectronics, semiconductor technology, measurement and sensors, controls, and software-related inventions. His professional experience covers processing patent applications in accordance with European standards and US case law.


  • Patentanwaltskammer (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys)
  • epi
  • GRUR
  • VPP
  • VDE