Matthias Waters

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

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


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Patent Attorney
Partner since 2018


  • Studied electrical engineering and information technology at RWTH Aachen, graduated in 2009 
  • Training as a patent attorney between 2009 and 2013
  • Patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office since 2013
  • Patent attorney for COHAUSZ & FLORACK since 2013


Patentanwaltskammer, epi

Areas of special expertise

Patent law in the fields of

  • Communications technology
  • Data processing and software 
  • Cryptography
  • Micro systems technology
  • Circuit technology


  • Electrical engineering, information technology and mechatronics
  • Litigation


Detailed profile

Matthias Waters studied electrical engineering and information technology at RWTH Aachen. He graduated in 2009 with a diploma thesis he wrote at the Research Institute Jülich dealing with the characterization of a material used in resistive memory devices. During his studies he gathered experience in circuit design and micro systems technology. In the course of an international programme conducted by leading technological universities, he was able to acquire knowledge in the area of management and business administration as well as innovation management. In the context of the same programme, he spent a term studying at the technological University of Chalmers in Göteburg. Further visits abroad led him to the USA and Mexico. Between 2009 and 2013 he did a training in intellectual property and civil law at COHAUSZ & FLORACK with stations at the Regional Court of Düsseldorf, the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA) and the Federal Patent Court of Germany. Concurrently, he studied “Law for Patent Attorneys” at the University of Hagen. In 2013 he completed his training and has been working as a German patent attorney and a professional representative before the European Patent Office since then.

As a patent attorney, Matthias Waters attends to national and international companies in every aspect concerning intellectual property law. He has particular expertise in the area of communications engineering. Additionally, his work focuses on the fields of data processing and software, cryptography, micro systems technology and circuit technology.

Matthias Waters speaks German and English.

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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D-40211 Düsseldorf

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Andrea Funk
Personnel Officer

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D-40211 Düsseldorf

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