Dr. Benjamin Pesch primarily advises national and international companies of various industries in patent and utility model law.

Following to his studies at the University of Cologne and after achievement of the first state examination, Dr. Benjamin Pesch wrote his dissertation in commercial criminal law dealing inter alia with the question of the protection of trade secrets in the context of a due diligence. In parallel, Dr. Benjamin Pesch worked as a research assistant in an international corporate law firm in Cologne.

After finishing his dissertation project with summa cum laude, Dr. Benjamin Pesch worked in two further international corporate law firms in Dusseldorf during his legal traineeship before he achieved the second state examination and was admitted to the bar in June 2016.

Before joining Kather Augenstein, Dr. Benjamin Pesch has already worked as an attorney for patent law and utility model law in another international corporate law firm in Dusseldorf and advised companies of different industries with respect to the enforcement of their protective rights.

Furthermore, he is member of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR).



  • Computer implemented inventions in patent infringement proceedings – highlights in German jurisdiction, MMR 2019, 223 ff. [German]
  • Patentability of computer-implemented inventions – Overview regarding the decision-making practice of the FSC and the EPO as well as recommendations for action, MMR 2019, 14 seq. [German]
  • Considerations under criminal and administrative offence law with respect to the provision of information prior to transactions concerning blocks of shares, 2015, Berlin [German]