Wuesthoff & Wuesthoff

Axel Katérle

Patent Attorney, U.S. Patent Agent

e-mail to Axel Katérle business card

in memoriam

Axel Katérle

24th June 1967 – 11th April 2023
We are deeply saddened by the sudden and unexpected loss of our esteemed partner, colleague, and mentor. He was a highly valued member of our team and a dear friend to many of us. We will miss him very much.
During this difficult time, our thoughts and condolences go out to his family as they navigate through this profound loss.

The partners and employees of the law firm Wuesthoff & Wuesthoff



Axel Katérle studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, graduating in 1993. His principal specialty lay in the area of communications technology with a particular focus on network theory, communications networks, electronic devices, high-frequency electronics, and cybernetics.

Mr. Katérle was admitted to the Bar of German Patent Attorneys in 1997 and the Bar of European Patent Attorneys in 1998, following several years of training at a noteworthy Intellectual Property law firm in Munich. In the ensuing years he established his own practice prior to setting out to New York for a one-year term with a leading U.S. Intellectual Property law firm. Whilst in the U.S., he passed the Registration Examination for U.S. Patent Attorneys and Agents.

Subsequent to his return to Germany in 2003, Mr. Katérle joined WUESTHOFF & WUESTHOFF. Since then, he is involved in all aspects of obtaining, defending and enforcing national and international patents. His expertise covers an array of technical areas including semiconductor devices, integrated circuits and mobile communications systems.

Our team

The profiles of our attorneys and experts shown here are designed to give you a first impression of their professional background and experience. We would be happy to provide more detailed information upon request.