Jan Ackermann

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

Phone +49 211 90490-0
Fax +49 211 90490-49


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Patent Attorney
Partner since 2017


  • Studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University, specializing in automotive engineering, graduating in 2008 as Dipl.-Ing.
  • Trained as patent attorney at COHAUSZ & FLORACK from 2008 to 2011
  • Since 2012 German patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • Patent attorney at COHAUSZ & FLORACK since 2012


Patentanwaltskammer, epi, FICPI, Bundesverband deutscher Patentanwälte

Special areas of expertise

Patent law in the fields of

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Automotive engineering
  • Engines and machines
  • Machine elements
  • Production engineering


  • Mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and materials
  • Litigation
  • Trademarks
  • Designs


Detailed profile

Jan Ackermann studied mechanical engineering and specialized in transportation engineering, in particular automotive engineering, at RWTH Aachen University. During this time, he gained practical experience in Germany and abroad. Jan graduated in 2008 with a diploma thesis in the field of automotive chassis technology.

He began his education in intellectual property law in 2008 at COHAUSZ & FLORACK and after further educational stages at the University of Hagen, the District Court in Düsseldorf, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court, he was admitted as German patent attorney and as professional representative before the European Patent Office in 2012. He also holds a diploma of the University of Strasbourg relating to Patent Litigation in Europe ("D.U. contentieux des Brevets en Europe"). During a stay at a Washington, D.C.-based law firm, Jan gained experience in U.S. patent law. Jan Ackermann joined COHAUSZ & FLORACK in 2012 and became a partner in 2017.

Jan Ackermann represents national and international clients in all areas of intellectual property law. Jan is particularly experienced in the field of automotive engineering. Other areas of his work include mechanical engineering, engines and machines, machine elements and production engineering. Jan also advises clients in questions of trademark law.

Jan Ackermann speaks German, English and French.


Jan Ackermann / Horst Vissel
Nationale ältere Rechte und europäische Patente mit einheitlicher Wirkung
GRUR 2016, S. 641

Jan Ackermann
Die Zustellung an Dritte als fristauslösendes Ereignis
Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte 5/2011, S. 217

General and official contact

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Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 211 90490-0
Fax: +49 211 90490-49


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Marketing Manager

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49 211 90490-266


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Andrea Funk
Personnel Officer

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D-40211 Düsseldorf

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