M.Sc. Physics
M.A. Education

Contact details
: leonhard.mayr@wachenhausen.com


Leonhard Mayr is a Patent Engineer at WBH Wachenhausen. He is active in drafting patent applications and in responses to the German and European patent offices, and also assists in opposition and nullity proceedings, FTO research, and general IP consulting. He has extensive technical expertise in laser physics and modern optical technologies. Other areas of expertise include communication infrastructure, autonomous driving technology, computer-implemented inventions, and medical devices.


  • Since 2021 Patent Engineer at WBH Wachenhausen
  • Scientific Researcher at LMU Munich in quantum cryptography via satellite communication (2019-2020)
  • M.Sc. in Physics at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light with a focus in laser physics and quantum optics
  • M.A. in Education with a focus in science education at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Physics Teacher at Phoenix Military Academy in Chicago, IL (2008-2014)
  • B.A. in Computational Physics at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
  • Technical Consultant at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) (2006-2008)
  • Languages: English, German

Work Experience

Leonhard Mayr is experienced in the full patent prosecution process across many fields. In particular, he has conducted research into the state of the art for numerous patent applications and formal responses to the German and European patent offices. He also prepares IP search reports for FTO and opposition purposes.