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Dr. rer. nat. (USA) Arwed Burrichter

Patent Attorney

Partner since 2002

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf

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

mail@cohausz-florack.de

Detailed profile

Dr. Arwed Burrichter is a patent attorney and partner at COHAUSZ & FLORACK, advising leading international companies in the chemistry and life sciences sector. sector. He holds a doctorate in chemistry and provides counselling on patents and licenses, particularly in the fields of chemistry & life sciences, pharmaceutical chemistry, polymer chemistry and biochemistry, and advises clients on the development of their intellectual property portfolios. Arwed Burrichter has extensive expertise and years of experience in patent litigation, nullity and opposition proceedings, design protection and trademark portfolio management. He is also active as an author and lecturer in chemical and pharmaceutical patent law.

After studying chemistry in Bonn and Los Angeles, Arwed Burrichter received his doctorate in hydrocarbon chemistry from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in 1997 under Nobel Laureate George A. Olah. After completing his training as a patent attorney, he worked for six months in the IP Litigation Practice Group of Fish & Neave LLP in New York, where he gained practical experience in US patent law. He has been admitted as a German Patent Attorney since 2000 and as a representative before the European Patent Office since 2002.

Arwed Burrichter speaks German, English and French.

Recommendations

  • The LEGAL 500 EMEA 2021
  • Chambers Europe 2021
    “One client states: ‘He has excellent technical skills and is very easy to work with.’”
  • Chambers Global 2021
    “Besides his litigation and EPO opposition work, Arwed maintains an extensive patent prosecution docket for his clients. His extensive international experience makes Arwed a sought after advisor for important strategic decisions in European patent prosecution and litigation matters.”
  • The LEGAL 500 Germany 2021
  • JUVE Handbuch 2020/2021
    Leading advisor among patent attorneys ("a technical authority in the market", competitor)
  • IAM Patent 1000 2020
    “Arwed Burrichter has cultivated a sterling reputation among leading international chemistry and life sciences entities as a complex problem-solver. He employs an interdisciplinary scheme of thinking tanks to years of experience in patent litigation, nullity and opposition proceedings and intangible asset management."
  • IAM Global Leaders 2020
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • The LEGAL 500 EMEA 2020
  • Chambers Global 2020
  • The LEGAL 500 Deutschland 2020
  • IAM Global Leaders 2020
  • JUVE Handbuch 2019/2020
    Führender Name unter Patentanwälten
  • Wirtschaftswoche Ranking Patenanwälte 2019
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2019
    (... )“among the best for chemicals in Germany”, “a strategic thinker with the ability to thoroughly immerse himself in the technical details” (...)
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • Chambers Europe und Chambers Global 2019
    Leaders in their Field
  • JUVE Handbuch 2018/2019
    Führender Name unter Patentanwälten
  • Chambers Europe und Chambers Global 2018
    Leaders in their Field
  • The LEGAL 500 Deutschland 2018
  • Wirtschaftswoche Top Anwälte, 2018
  • Expert Guides 2018
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2018
    "(...) On the non-contentious side of the practice, Arwed A Burrichter is a diligent portfolio builder who files with finesse and treats every patron as if they were his only one. (...)"
  • Best Lawyers 2018
  • Wirtschaftswoche 2018
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2017
    "(...) has notable expertise in supplementary protection certificate (SPC) issues. With five years of scientific and professional experience in the United States – including a stint at what at the time was one of New York’s leading boutiques – he has a complete command of the country’s legal system."
  • JUVE Handbuch 2017/2018 
    Führender Name unter Patentanwälten
  • The LEGAL 500 2017
  • JUVE Handbuch 2016/2017
    Führender Name unter Patentanwälten
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2016
    "(...) he has a flair for pan-European portfolio management. (...)"
  • The LEGAL 500 2016
  • JUVE Handbuch 2015/2016 
    Führender Name unter Patentanwälten
  • IAM Patent 1000, 2015
    "(...) does a sterling job for clients in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. (...)"

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