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02.08.2018 / Christiane Hering

Cohausz & Florack takes top positions in renowned rankings

C&F team consolidates its successes from previous years

Düsseldorf, 02.08.2018 – Cohausz & Florack (C&F) has once again taken top positions in the rankings of renowned business media this year. This underlines the high level of expertise of the firm and its team, which consists of numerous IP specialists.

In the handbook "Chambers Europe 2018" the C&F patent attorneys Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter and Dr. Christoph Walke were particularly recommended in the category "Patent Prosecution".

In the "IAM Patent 1000" ranking, C&F was ranked as "highly recommended" in the "Prosecution and Nullity" category. The firm has now already achieved this highest ranking for a number of years. In 2018, the achievements of patent attorneys Andreas Thielmann, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter and Dr. Christoph Walke were particularly highlighted. The ranking, which is based on assessments by clients and individuals, emphasizes, among other things, the firm's broad experience and competence in validity assessments, patent infringements and nullity proceedings: “Cohausz & Florack has vast experience in filing, not to mention prelitigation patent validity analysis, and infringement and nullity proceedings. Its lawyers are cooperative, collegial and extremely knowledgeable".

In the "Legal 500 Germany" ranking, C&F took first place, as in 2017, in the "Patent Law – Applications and Official Proceedings" category. In the explanatory statement, the law firm was certified as having an "excellent level of service". The recommended experts are Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter and Dr. Christoph Walke.

The publication "Who's Who Legal", which has identified the leading experts in business law since 1996, distinguished attorney Rebekka Schiffer in the category "Trademarks" and attorney Erik Schäfer in the category "Arbitration".

C&F attorneys were also successful in the "Best-Lawyer-Ranking", which the Handelsblatt publishes in cooperation with the US publisher Best Lawyers. Attorney Erik Schäfer was listed in the category "Arbitration and Mediation". In the category "Intellectual Property Law" Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter, Dr. Christoph Walke, Dr. Jochen Kapfenberger, Jan Ackermann, Michel Kaminsky and Erik Schäfer were recommended as experts.



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