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Whether our lawyers, administrative team, or junior staff: a wide array of personalities work at COHAUSZ & FLORACK. What do we all have in common? A passion for technology and a desire for good ideas. Get to know us!

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  • Dr. Thomas Rox & Dr. Henning Sternemann

Egger comes out on top again with C&F and Heuking

BGH revokes Rehau’s European patent 2 247 451

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  • C&F

New staff additions in 2022: Cohausz & Florack builds up its patent and legal expertise

Dr. Julia Konrad (neé Sauerwald), Tamara Moll, Dr. Christoph Genreith, and Georg Tully strengthen the team

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  • Florian Dietzler

EPO announces start date of transitional measures for obtaining Unitary Patents

As of January 1, 2023, the EPO will provide two transitional measures in order to obtain unitary effect for European patents.

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  • Mathias Karlhuber, Michel Kaminsky & Svenja Schwandt

Recording CFWebinar: EPO Case Law Update 2022 - Engineering, Physics and digital Innovations

Webinar Recording from November 10, 2022

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  • Dr. Arwed Burrichter & Dr. Natalie Kirchhofer

Recording CFWebinar: EPO Case Law Update 2022 - Chemistry, Pharma and Life Sciences

Webinar Recording from November, 8, 2022

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  • Erik Schäfer & Dr. Reinhard Fischer

Trademark procedures and strategies in Germany

A global guide for practitioners

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  • Gottfried Schüll

Patent Litigation in Germany 2023

from: Global Patent Litigation Guide

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  • Gottfried Schüll

Key questions for patent owners to ask their law firms before asserting their rights

When it comes to patent owners asserting their patent rights, there is a wide spectrum of possibilities. On one hand, patent owners may, as a basis for negotiation, aim to obtain a decision by an independent institution regarding whether their patents have been infringed, and their schedule may not be time-sensitive.

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Our expertise

We’ll support you with the development, registration, and pursuit of your intellectual property rights (IP). Moreover, we’ll advise you strategically on the systematic set-up, management, and maintenance of a patent portfolio, the design of IP management for your operation, and due-diligence processes. We’ll represent you in all matters relating to intellectual property rights and associated areas of law before courts and authorities. This includes defending and enforcing your intellectual property right.

Our legal expertise

Our technical expertise

Your company – as individual as your ideas

Whether you’re an SME or a global corporation, a high-tech firm or a creative mind: we’ll show you how to get the most out of your ideas with the right IP strategy.

Idea finders

Idea developers

Idea managers


UPC and unitary patent

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) will act as a central instance to provide more legal certainty in the EU and to make proceedings simpler and more cost-effective. Find out about the UPC and the new unitary patent, which offers effective protection for your ideas in up to 24 EU member states!

IP rights: more security for your ideas

Whether it’s a matter of technically sophisticated developments or successful forms of design: you must protect your good ideas. With patents, trademarks, and designs, you do precisely that – and gain the edge over the competition.

Helpful! Our services

Our online tools make it easier for you to manage your IP portfolio.