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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

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.