IAM Patent 1000 2018

"Ambitious Dusseldorf-based IP boutique COHAUSZ & FLORACK has “vast experience in filing, not to mention pre-litigation patent validity analysis, and infringement and nullity proceedings. Its lawyers are cooperative, collegial and extremely knowledgeable, and it’s a pleasure working with them.”

Prosecution and Nullity: Top Tier

Special mentions: Andreas Thielmann, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter, Dr. Christoph Walke

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IP Stars 2018

COHAUSZ & FLORACK is once again ranked in the area of Patent Prosecution

Special mentions: Dr. Ralph Minderop, Johannes Simons, Gottfried Schüll, Erik Schäfer, Hans-Joachim Meyer

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Leaders League 2018

COHAUSZ & FLORACK is awarded as "excellent" in the Patent Prosecution category.

Special mentions: Gottfried Schüll, Philipe Walter

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Chambers Europe 2018

(...) The team is often praised for its ability to keep deadlines. According to one client, the attorneys are “always reachable and deliver things on time.” The same source adds that they “really understand the client” and appreciates the fact that the firm has a “broad spectrum of patent attorneys” across various fields.

Other interviewees single out the team's “very good organisation and deadline management” as its core qualities. (...)

Special mentions: Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter, Dr. Christoph Walke

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Who’s Who Legal 2018

Attorneys Erik Schäfer (arbitration) and Rebekka Schiffer (trademarks) are recommended again in the Who's Who legal 2018.

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Legal 500 2018

“Cohausz & Florack is one of the top patent law firms, in particular in the area of mobile phone technology, and provides an exceptional level of service. The large team of outstanding patent attorneys also always pays attention to economically appropriate approaches. Clients come from the electrical engineering and mechanical engineering sectors, as well as the chemical, pharmaceutical & life sciences, physics and IT & communication industries.”

Patent Law - Prosecution: Top Tier

Special mentions: Philipe WalterDr. Christoph Walke

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WTR 1000 2018

"Because it places a real premium on keeping its employees satisfied, COHAUSZ & FLORACK's trademark team is uniquely stable and tight-knit. Its members cooperate closely on prosecution and portfolio management matters, routinely bouncing ideas off each other."

Besonders erwähnt: Rebekka Schiffer

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Expert Guides 2018

Attorney Erik Schäfer is recommended for the area of Commercial Arbitration.

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German Commercial Law Firms 2018 - Patents

"With its team of patent attorneys, this Düsseldorf IP boutique is among the leading firms and is seeing activity increase, in both the litigation and filing practise. (…)"

Patent Filing: 2nd Tier 2
Patent Litigiation/Attorneys: 1st Tier

Special mentions: Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter

to German Commercial Law Firms

German Commercial Law Firms 2018 - Trademarks and Unfair Competition

"The lawyers in this mixed firm (...) are also active in trademarks, with a specialty in formal trademark law and advise on trademark strategies. C&F also litigates for a number of notable clients like LG Electronics in opposition proceedings. It is not so well known in the market that C&F often litigates before the ordinary courts, e.g. trademark infringement litigation for Bugatti and unfair competition litigation. (…)"


Special mentions: Ulrike Alice Ulrich, Rebekka Schiffer

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IAM Patent 1000 2017

COHAUSZ & FLORACK is excellent to work with. It has one of the most impressive teams in Dusseldorf, is always up to speed and delivers top result. The first-rate boutique has specialists across the board, while the premium it puts on customer service – in particular, straightforward communication – ensures that each client has a single contact to the firm for all enquiries. (…)"

Prosecution and Nullity: Top Tier

Special mentions: Andreas Thielmann, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter

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Chambers 2017

"(...) What the team is known for Recommended for patent prosecution and patent validity questions in the context of litigation proceedings. Substantial team encompasses a broad range of technical fields, with notable activity in consumer electronics, IT, mechanics, pharmaceuticals and chemistry. (...)

Strengths One particular client is impressed by the firm's capability to answer complex questions, including in opposition proceedings where the attorneys can work with the various arguments brought, present them clearly and speak very intuitively and understandably.

Another adds: The attorneys are very precise and conscious. They quickly understand the technical aspects of an idea and can even enrich them. They put themselves in the client's situation. (...)"

Special mentions: Philipe Walter

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Best Lawyers 2017 (in cooperation with Handelsblatt)

The patent attorneys Dr. Christoph Walke, Dr. Jochen Kapfenberger and Michel Kaminsky as well as attorney Erik Schäfer are recommended for the area of Intellectual Property Rights.

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EUIPO Brand Registration 2017

Registrations of EU trademarks: 8th place in Germany
Registrations of EU designs: 10th place in Germany

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Who’s Who Legal 2017

Attorneys Erik Schäfer (arbitration) and Rebekka Schiffer (trademarks) are recommended again in the Who's Who legal 2017.

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Legal 500 2017

First-class’ IP boutique Cohausz & Florack gives ‘quick and sound’ advice in opposition and cancellation proceedings and has a strong patent application practice."

Patent Prosecution: Top Tier

Special mentions: Johannes Simons, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Mathias Karlhuber

to Legal 500

IP Stars 2017

COHAUSZ & FLORACK is once again ranked in the area of Patent Prosecution and mentioned for the first time in the field of Trademarks.

Special mentions: Dr. Ralph Minderop, Johannes Simons, Gottfried Schüll, Erik Schäfer, Hans-Joachim Meyer

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German Commercial Law Firms 2016

"This leading Düsseldorf IP boutique works exclusively with patent attorneys for technical protection rights and has one of west Germany's most visible prosecution practices. The firm, best-known in the mobile communication sector, underscored its position by raising visibility in chemical and pharmaceuticals disputes, where its good contacts in the Rhineland industrial sector were on display. (...)"

Patent Filing: 2nd Tier 2
Patent Litigiation/Attorneys: 1st Tier


Special mentions: Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter

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Chambers 2016

"(...) Praised by clients and popular among litigation firms for its strength in patent prosecution. (...)

Strength (Quotes mainly from clients): The lawyers are very experienced and successful in patent prosecution, opposition and validity proceedings. They are among the leaders in the technical areas in which they are involved for many of the major aptent cases. (...)"

Special mentions: Philipe Walter

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IAM Patent 1000 2016

“COHAUSZ & FLORACK is simply the best patent attorney firm in Germany. It covers all technical areas excellently. Its members are highly experienced and hardworking.”(…)

Prosecution and Nullity: Top Tier

Special mentions: Andreas Thielmann, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter

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Legal 500 2016

"Die Patenpraxis der Düsseldorfer IP-Boutique Cohausz & Florack wird für Anmeldungen sowie für Einspruchs- und Löschungsverfahren empfohlen. Die Patentanwälte haben zudem erheblich Erfahrungen aus Verletzungsprozessen, was sich auch in der qualitativ hochwertigen Beratung zu komplexen Themen im Patentrechtwiederspiegelt."

Patent Prosecution: Second Tier

Special mentions: Johannes Simons, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Mathias Karlhuber

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Best Lawyers 2016

Attorney Erik Schäfer are recommended for the area of Intellectual Property Rights as well as in the area of Arbitration.

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EUIPO Brand Registration 2016

Registrations of EU trademarks: 1st place in Germany and 3rd place in Europe

Registrations of EU designs: 8th place in Germany and 17th place in Europe

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Who’s Who Legal 2016

Attorneys Erik Schäfer (arbitration) and Rebekka Schiffer (trademarks) are recommended in the Who's Who legal 2016.

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German Commercial Law Firms 2016

"This leading Düsseldorf IP boutique works exclusively with patent attorneys in patents and boasts one of the most visible proceution practises in western Germany. The patent attorneys are esp. well known for their litigation work in mobile communication suits, e.g. for France Brevets and Nokia. (...)"

Patent Filing: 2nd Tier 2
Patent Litigiation/Attorneys: 1st Tier

Special mentions: Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter

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Chambers 2015

"What the team is known for: Solid practise, praised for ist handling of patent filings. Assists clients from the IT, mechanical and chemical engineering and life sciences sectors with the preparation, registration and prosecution of patents."

Strength (Quotes mainly from clients):“A very reliable firm with a high-quality standard.”

Special mentions: Philipe Walter

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IAM Patent 1000 2015

"COHAUSZ & FLORACK is a great firm; for prosecution and nullity proceedings, it should be at the top of anyone’s list. Home to a pragmatic team of patent attorneys and lawyers, it stands out for the novel strategies it devises to ensure success in matters where other have failed. It boast know-how across a broad range of disciplines and retains links with a select networking of foreign associates to ensure the timlely handling of international mandates. (…)"

Prosecution and Nullity: Top Tier

Special mentions: Andreas Thielmann, Gottfried Schüll, Dr. Arwed Burrichter, Philipe Walter

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Best Lawyers 2015

Attorney Erik Schäfer are recommended for the area of Intellectual Property Rights as well as in the area of Arbitration.

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EUIPO Markenanmeldungen 2015

Registrations of EU trademarks: th place in Germany

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Who’s Who Legal 2015

Attorney Erik Schäfer is recommended in the Who's Who legal 2015 for Arbitration.

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General and official contact

Do you have any questions, wishes or suggestions? We are looking forward to your inquiry and are at your disposal at any time.

COHAUSZ & FLORACK
Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf
Germany

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

mail@cohausz-florack.de

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Munich Office

Maximilianstraße 13
D-80539 München
Germany
Phone: +49 89 20300-6320
Fax: +49 89 20300-6322

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Press contact

If you have more questions about our law firm or need any further documentations or want to subscribe to our press mailing list, please contact our marketing manager Christiane Hering.

Christiane Hering
Marketing Manager

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf
Germany

Phone: +49 211 90490-266

presse@cohausz-florack.de

Applicant contact

Do you have any questions regarding your application or a job vacancy? Please contact our Personnel Officer Andrea Funk.

Andrea Funk
Personnel Officer

Bleichstraße 14
D-40211 Düsseldorf
Germany

Telefon: +49 211 90490-0
Telefax: +49 211 90490-49

bewerbung@cohausz-florack.de