Andreas Thielmann

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

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


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Patent Attorney
Partner since 1993


  • Studied at the RWTH Aachen University specializing in mining technology, graduated as Dipl.-Ing. in 1987
  • Patent attorney at COHAUSZ & FLORACK since 1991
  • Partner at COHAUSZ & FLORACK since 1993
  • Since 1994 professional representative before the European Patent Office
  • Since 1996 professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)


Patentanwaltskammer, GDMB Gesellschaft für Bergbau, Metallurgie, Rohstoff- und Umwelttechnik e.V., AIPPI, ECTA (Council Member), epi, FICPI, GRUR, INTA, LES, VPP, EPLIT

Special areas of expertise

Patent law in the fields of

  • Mining technology
  • General mechanical engineering
  • Packaging Technology
  • Ceramics and refractory materials
  • Environmental and processing technology
  • Trademark law


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

Current recommendations:

recommended by IAM Patent 1000, 2018 “(...) extremely experienced professional who plays a significant role in IP committees and is hands-on with his clients (...)”

recommended by IAM Patent 1000, 2017 “(...) is really experienced professional who is

fully committed to clients and notably active for international IP

organisations, (...)”


Detailed profile

Andreas Thielmann studied mining engineering at RWTH Aachen Technical University where he got his diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in 1987. After his studies, he worked for Bergbauforschung GmbH in Essen (today: DMT GmbH & Co. KG) in the department of underground excavation and rock mechanics. After completing his training in intellectual property law at two patent law firms, the District Court (Landgericht) in Düsseldorf and the German Patent and Trademark Office in Munich, he joined COHAUSZ & FLORACK in 1991. He has been a partner since 1993.

Andreas Thielmann acts on behalf of German and foreign clients in all areas of intellectual property law. His technical areas of expertise are in the fields of mining technology and general mechanical engineering, where he is involved mainly in packaging technology, ceramic and refractory materials and environmental and processing technologies. He is active in both technical property and trademark rights. He trains young patent attorneys in IP law and he serves as an honorary judge in the senate for patent attorney matters at the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) Karlsruhe.

In his spare time Andreas Thielmann is active in the Lions Club and in other charitable organizations. His hobbies are flying and sailing.

Andreas Thielmann speaks German and English.


Andreas Thielmann
Edel verpflichtet

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Andreas Thielmann
Ausgezeichnet gefälscht

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Andreas Thielmann
Eine Frage der Schönheit

creativ verpacken 2/2017

Andreas Thielmann
Den Riegel vorgeschoben

creativ verpacken 1/2017

Andreas Thielmann
Vorsicht vor Piraten

creativ verpacken 7/2016

Andreas Thielmann, Dr. Reinhard Fischer
Brexit - und dann?

creativ verpacken 6/2016

Andreas Thielmann
Können Farben geschützt werden?
creativ verpacken 8/2015 

Andreas Thielmann
Kreativität braucht System
creativ verpacken 3/2015

Andreas Thielmann und Rebekka Schiffer
Plattform für Fälschungen
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Andreas Thielmann und Rebekka Schiffer
Stopp für Fälschungen
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Andreas Thielmann
Was tun mit den Ideen?

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Andreas Thielmann
Geschmacksmuster ade
creativ verpacken 1/2014 

Andreas Thielmann
Bridge or tunnel? The Germany-UK Patent Prosecution Highway
IAM Magazine, March 2012 

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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Maximilianstraße 13
D-80539 München
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D-40211 Düsseldorf

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Andrea Funk
Personnel Officer

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

Telefon: +49 211 90490-0
Telefax: +49 211 90490-49