Dr. Christoph Walke

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

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

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Patent Attorney
Partner since 2009

Career

  • Studied electrical engineering, specializing in communications technology, at RWTH Aachen University, graduating as Dipl.-Ing. in 1999
  • Doctorate at the Institute for High-Frequency Technology at RWTH Aachen University, graduated as Dr.-Ing. in 2002
  • Educated in intellectual property law at COHAUSZ & FLORACK from 2002 to 2006
  • Patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) since 2006

Memberships

Patentanwaltskammer, GRUR, VPP, epi, FICPI

Special areas of expertise

Patent law in the fields of 

  • Communications technology
  • Audio and video processing
  • Data processing and software
  • Cryptography
  • Medical technology

Expertises

  • Electrical engineering, information technology and mechatronics
  • Litigation

Recommendations

  • IAM Patent 1000, 2018
    "(...)

    “His excellent technical knowledge in mobile radio communications,

    cryptography and image processing are of indispensable value for

    clients, as is his extensive experience conducting patent essentiality

    evaluations as an independent evaluator for patent pools. He has the

    talent to make technically challenging cases understandable for judges,

    which is of particular importance for campaigns that deal with complex

    and standard-essential inventions. His pleading in court is highly

    persuasive. He can flexibly adapt to any situation that may come up.

    (...)"

  • Chambers Global 2018
    "(...) highly motivated” and “phrases things well, making good points to prevent arguments against you.”
  • Legal 500 2018
    "(...) nicht nur technisch und juristisch hervorragend, sondern auch stark in der Kommunikation’. (...)"
  • Best Lawyers 2017

 

Detailed profile

Dr. Walke studied electrical engineering, specializing in communications technology, at RWTH Aachen University, graduating with distinction as a Dipl.-Ing. in 1999. He continued with a doctorate at the Institute for High-Frequency Technology at RWTH Aachen University on the subject of space/code/time division multiple access radio systems, and obtained his Dr.-Ing degree with distinction in 2002.

In the same year he began his education in intellectual property law at COHAUSZ & FLORACK. After further educational stages at the District Court of 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 and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in 2006. Dr. Walke has been with COHAUSZ & FLORACK as a patent attorney since August 2006 and became a partner in 2009.

Dr. Walke represents clients in all intellectual property matters. He has particular expertise in preparing and prosecuting patent applications (both nationally and internationally) and in invalidity proceedings, primarily concerning technically complex and standard-related inventions. Other focuses include patent litigation and acting as independent expert counsel for patent pools. Furthermore, Dr. Walke has extensive experience in supporting companies in their expansion of existing business fields and acquisition of new business units through freedom-to-operate searches and due-diligence evaluations.

His technical areas of expertise include information and communications technology, audio and video processing, data processing and software, cryptography and medical technology.

Dr. Walke speaks German and English.


Dr. Christoph Walke et al.
Roundtable - Europe’s patent landscape post-Brexit
Intellectual Asset Magazine issue 81, published by Globe Business Media Group - IP Division

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