Benni Pfundner

Trainee Patent Attorney

Benni gained his MPhys in Physics with Philosophy from the University of Manchester. His final two years of study focussed mainly on semiconductor technology, solid state physics and medical physics. He also studied novel 2D metamaterials under the tutelage of Nobel Prize winner Konstantin Novoselov. His Master’s project concerned the mapping and modelling of viscous fluid flow, and he also has expertise in soft matter physics, laser technology and superconductivity.

Benni currently does an interesting mix of work for a broad range of clients, from handling patent prosecution for multi-national telecoms and aviation companies to assisting in the creation of IP portfolio development strategies for trailblazing music technology, cyber security and aerosol systems start-ups. He is also involved with patent drafting and prosecution for various clients in the blockchain, distributed ledger and machine learning spaces, where cutting edge IT meets security, business and finance.


MPhys. Physics with Philosophy (1st Class hons.), University of Manchester
PGCert. Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University London


Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) - student member
The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) - student member

  • Electronics
  • Financial Services
  • Materials
  • Software
  • Patents

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