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

26 partners, 26 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

Chambers Global 2024

Patent Contentious: Tier 1

Patent Prosecution: Band 2

Special mentioned: Dr. Arwed BurrichterDr. Natalie Kirchhofer

WTR 1000 2024

Boasting one of Germany’s deepest patent attorney practices, Cohausz & Florack also houses a thriving attorney-at-law offering. These practitioners serve up high-quality advice across the range of soft IP and branding issues. Special mentioned: Ulrike Alice UlrichRebekka Schiffer

Legal 500 Deutschland 2024

'High success rate in the granting of patents. High success rate in patent disputes. Good search system for patents.'

'Cohausz & Florack is characterised as an uncomplicated and competent partner. Even as a small and medium-sized company, we are taken seriously and our tasks are handled with enthusiasm. The free training courses in international patent law are also always of a high professional standard.'

'Extremely experienced, perfect service, fast feedback, excellent patent attorneys in patent infringement proceedings.'

'Comprehensive consulting expertise and the ability to give commercially relevant advice.'

Patent Litigation - Patent Attorneys: Tier 1
Special mentioned: Gottfried SchüllDr. Arwed BurrichterDr. Christoph WalkeDr. Jochen KapfenbergerDr. Natalie Kirchhofer, Matthias Waters

Patent Prosecution: Tier 1
Special mentioned: Gottfried SchüllDr. Arwed BurrichterMathias Karlhuber, Philipe WalterArnd ZiebellDr. Jochen Kapfenberger, Dr. Henning SternemannJan Ackermann

The Legal 500 Germany Awards 2024

COHAUSZ & FLORACK is shortlisted in the Intellectual Property Team of the Year category.