We are COHAUSZ & FLORACK. Nice to meet you!

A wide array of personalities work at COHAUSZ & FLORACK. What do we all have in common? A passion for technology and a desire for good ideas. Get to know us!

Our expertise

Position your company in a technologically and economically smart way – and secure your competitive edge! We’ll support you. We’d be delighted to advise you on all IP strategy issues. We’ll make sure that your intellectual property is used in a way that adds real business value to your company.


Our team members are all engineers and scientists with vast expertise in a broad range of technical fields, and some have been working as researchers for many years. What they all have in common: attention to detail.

attorneys & teams

A wide range of technical and scientific disciplines come together at COHAUSZ & FLORACK, which is an ideal prerequisite for successful, cross-disciplinary collaboration. All patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law are specialists in their respective fields and have comprehensive know-how in all manner of legal issues, particularly in the area of intellectual property rights. Incidentally, it is part of the firm’s tradition that we train our own young talent. Many of our attorneys have already been in our team for decades.

Partner of the law firm

22 partners, 22 experienced personalities: All partners at COHAUSZ & FLORACK will do what it takes to protect intellectual property rights and will support you in establishing your brand and innovation strategy.

Patent attorneys

Our currently 31 patent attorneys feel more than confident in all relevant specialist areas: from mechanical engineering or electrical and process engineering to physics, chemistry, pharmaceutics, and biochemistry. And in our firm, interdisciplinary cooperation is a matter of course


COHAUSZ & FLORACK currently has five attorneys who deal exclusively with all issues relating to industrial property rights and will be at your side to advise and assist you. You can rely on a strong team with strong expertise!

Our ideas

What’s happening in the world of innovation? What developments is the COHAUSZ & FLORACK team involved with? And which rulings will influence the legal practice of tomorrow? We’ll keep you informed!

Our podcasts

Our judgments

Our awards

IAM Patent 1000 2023

“Offering full-scale patent services, from drafting to oppositions, the COHAUSZ & FLORACK team is highly talented. Their squad works seamlessly to achieve excellent results, even in the most challenging patent disputes. The attorneys are very experienced in oppositions and oral proceedings, and should be a top choice for any such work. The whole group is very good, very professional, turning things around quickly, while always remaining pleasant and friendly to work with. They are uniformly excellent and their first concern is the success of the client. No firm has more talent from top to bottom.”

Prosecution and nullity: highly recommended

Recommended as a law firm before the European Patent Office

Special mentioned: Andreas ThielmannGottfried SchüllDr. Arwed Burrichter, Mathias KarlhuberPhilipe Walter, Arnd ZiebellDr. Christoph WalkeDr. Jochen KapfenbergerDr. Natalie Kirchhofer

IP Stars 2023

IP Stars has again awarded COHAUSZ & FLORACK in the categories "Patent Disputes" and "Patent Prosecution".

"IP firm Cohausz & Florack is well known for patent protection and disputes, particularly nullity actions. The firm has expertise in technical fields such as life sciences, electronics and mechanical engineering."

Special mentioned: Gottfried SchüllDr. Arwed BurrichterHans-Joachim Meyer, Dr. Romina Kühnle

Who's Who Legal 2023

WWL recommends in the field of
Trademarks: Rebekka Schiffer
Patents: Dr. Christoph Walke and Dr. Natalie Kirchhofer

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