Dr. Ioannes Rigas

Rigas Ioannes Dr

  • Dipl.-Phys. (graduate physicist)
  • Patent Attorney
  • European Patent-, Trademark and Design Attorney


Professional Background

Born in 1979, he studied physics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany (major fields of study: quantum information and mathematical physics) and received his PhD in physics (major fields of study: quantum optics) from the UCM Madrid, Spain. Subsequently, he worked as a Post-Doc at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany. He joined FDST in 2013 and has been working as a patent attorney since 2016.

Main Fields of Activity

Prosecution of national, European and international patents and utility models

Technical Specialties

Medical engineering (imaging methods, diagnostic apparatus), power electronics, power plant technology (fluid mechanics, power engineering), control engineering, optics, laser and sensor technology, mechanics and vibration dynamics

Professional language proficiency

German, English, Spanish, Portuguese


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Patents and utility models protect your inventions, i.e. your solutions for technical problems.

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Trademarks protect the labels, i.e. the names, logos and slogans, under which you advertise and sell your goods and services.

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Designs protect the appearance of your products.

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