After 26 years of partnership: Dr. Ralph Minderop is retiring from Cohausz & Florack
Düsseldorf, December 14, 2020 – Dr. Ralph Minderop will end his active time with Cohausz & Florack (C&F) at the end of the year. He has been a patent attorney and partner in the firm for the past 26 years and has played a major role in its success. In particular, he has provided IP-related legal and strategic advice to medium-sized, globally active clients in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biochemical and paper technology sectors. He has successfully represented clients in decisive infringement and nullity proceedings, among others for vaccine production. He has also intensively advised and supported his clients out of court, for example in licensing matters and in patent and trademark conflicts.
The pharmacist who holds a doctorate in biochemistry was admitted to practice patent law in 1990 and has been working hard for German and international clients ever since. He joined C&F as a partner in 1995. "With his high level of expertise and strategic skill, Ralph Minderop built up the Chemistry / Life Science Team at Cohausz & Florack and made an outstanding contribution to the development of our firm", says Dr. Arwed Burrichter, patent attorney and partner at C&F. "With his level-headedness, reliability and fine sense of humor, it has always been a great pleasure working with him. On behalf of the whole firm, I wish him all the best for the new phase of his life".