Dr. Christian A. Schäfer

Patent Engineer, Dr. Eng., Dipl. Phys.

  • Graduate of the TU Kaiserslautern, Germany and the Université Strasbourg Louis Pasteur, France in Physics.
  • Doctoral Degree in Systems Engineering at the Kobe University in Japan, supported by a doctoral fellowship (DAAD Doktorandenstipendium).
  • Long-term stay in Japan, first in a national research institute as a scientific assistant in the field of optical telecommunications and then in industry as project leader in the field of laser technology.

Technical Expertise:

Optical fibers, components and systems, laser systems, laser technology and laser material processing, optical information and communications technology, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), semiconductors, especially thin-film photovoltaic technology.

Legal Expertise:

Registration and examination proceedings for patents and utility models


Member (Senior Member) of the Optical Society of America (OSA)


German, English, Japanese, French

Contact: Christian.Schaefer@isarpatent.com