Dr. Henning Sternemann

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

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


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Patent Attorney
Partner since 2016


  • Studied physics at the Technical University of Dortmund, graduated as Dipl.-Phys. in 2005
  • Doctorate at the Technical University of Dortmund, graduated as Dr. rer. nat. in 2008
  • Trained as patent attorney from 2008 to 2012
  • 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
  • Partner at COHAUSZ & FLORACK since 2016


Patentanwaltskammer, FICPI, epi, GRUR, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft

Special areas of expertise

Patent law in the fields of

  • Physical technology, especially plasma technology
  • Metal processing
  • Medical devices
  • Wood-based materials technology
  • Welding technology


  • Electrical engineering, information technology and mechatronics
  • Mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and materials
  • Litigation


Detailed profile

Dr. Henning Sternemann studied physics at the Technical University of Dortmund and completed his doctorate in experimental solid state physics in 2008.

He began his education in intellectual property law in 2008 at COHAUSZ & FLORACK; and after several further stations at the District Court in Düsseldorf, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court, he was accredited as a German patent attorney and 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").

After a stay of two months with a US law firm, in which he gained experience in US patent infringement litigation, he joined COHAUSZ & FLORACK as a patent attorney in 2012 and became a partner in 2016.

Within his professional activity as patent attorney, Dr. Sternemann mainly represents national and international clients in technical intellectual property law, for example in the field of physical technology (especially plasma technology), metal processing, medical devices, wood-based materials technology and welding technology.

His expertises include preparing and prosecuting patent applications (both nationally and internationally) as well as representing in opposition and nullity proceedings.

Dr. Sternemann speaks German and English.


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Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

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


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