Dipl. Ing. Bettina Kristiane Reichelt

Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

reichelt@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Bettina Reichelt specializes in patent law, particularly in mechanical engineering and materials science. For decades, she has represented German SMEs and globally active companies in these sectors.

Thanks to her more than 30 years of professional experience, she is a sought-after specialist for the drafting and defence of complex patent applications in the aforementioned technical fields, including appeal and opposition proceedings.

Bettina also has extensive expertise in portfolio management, inventor law issues and strategies for obtaining efficient cross-border patent protection.

She maintains an extensive international network of professional colleagues with whom she regularly collaborates.

Bettina is a member of EPI and DKG.


  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

Technical fields

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Fuel cells
  • Packaging


  • Studies of Materials Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen, Diploma 1990 having studied abroad at Alfred University, Alfred in the USA
  • Internship at Siemens AG in the field of fuel cells
  • Trained as a patent attorney
  • Admission as German Patent Attorney, 1994
  • European Patent Attorney, 1995
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney, 1996
  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), 2024


“Multilayer Electrodes for Planar SOFC”
E. Ivers-Tiffée, W. Wersing, B. Reichelt, in N.N. (Ed.)

Proceedings of the 1990 Fuel Cell Seminar, Phoenix, Arizona
pp. 698-701, 1990

Awards & Rankings

Recommended; IP – Trademark Agents & Attorneys, Who’s Who Legal, 2023