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Rebekka Schiffer


Partner since 2010

Bleichstrasse 14
D-40211 Duesseldorf

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


Detailed profile

Attorney Rebekka Schiffer is a specialist in the areas of trademark and design law, advertising law and competition law. At COHAUSZ & FLORACK she advises national and international clients on the global management of their intellectual property rights portfolios. In particular, she advises them on questions relating to trademark creation and on property rights searches. She is also an important contact for the development of brand and design strategies and the market launch of products. As an expert for intellectual property rights, she regularly participates in international trademark conferences (e.g. INTA and MARQUES) and exchanges information with colleagues from Germany and abroad on the globalization of trade in trademark products.

Rebekka Schiffer represents clients before all German Regional and Higher Regional Courts, the Federal Patent Court, the General Court of the European Union and the European Court of Justice as well as before the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

As part of her law studies at the universities of Saarbrücken and Düsseldorf, Rebekka Schiffer spent several semesters in Nancy and Madrid as an Erasmus scholarship holder. She then studied intellectual property law in Düsseldorf and was one of the first graduates of the course. She worked in the IP group of a law firm in England for her legal clerkship. Since 2005 she has been working as an attorney for COHAUSZ & FLORACK and has been a partner in the firm since 2010.

Rebekka Schiffer advises clients in German and English.


  • WTR 1000 2024
    „very agile and solutions oriented“
  • Who's Who Legal Germany 2024 (Trademarks)
  • JUVE Handbuch 2023
  • Best Lawyers 2024
  • Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Germany - Trademarks 2023
  • Leaders League 2023
    (...) recommended for trademark prosecution and litigation (…)
  • WTR 1000 2023
    "Schiffer is a portfolio management ace (…)"
  • Who's Who Legal Germany 2023 (Trademarks)
  • WTR 1000 2022
  • Best Lawyers 2023
  • Who's Who Legal Germany 2022 (Trademarks)
    Rebekka Schiffer is widely regarded as "one of the best lawyers for IP matters" as a result of her "vast knowledge of trademark law and customer-oriented approach".
  • WTR 1000 2021
    "From the creation of sophisticated brand strategies to the defence of her clients' rights before every venue you can think of, Rebekka Schiffer has mastered it all. Reliable and practical, her all-encompassing trademark practice sees her manage matters across the entire continent."
  • Leaders League 2021
    Highly recommended for trademark prosecution
  • Best Lawyers 2022
  • WTR 1000 2021
    "The main draw from a trademark perspective (...), a reliable professional who always offers practical solutions and approaches."
  • Who's Who Legal Germany – Trademarks 2021
    "Rebekka Schiffer attracts praise as 'one of the best in the IP field' for her extensive expertise advising clients on trademark creation."
  • Who's Who Legal Germany – Trademarks 2020
  • Best Lawyers 2021
  • WTR 1000 2020
    "She never returns work late, even if it causes her to work well beyond normal working hours. She provides an assessment of practical risk rather than a purely legal verdict, which is very helpful. She is one of the most trustworthy trademark attorneys in Europe, let alone Germany.
  • Who's Who Legal Germany – Trademarks 2019
  • WTR 1000 2019
  • Who's Who Legal Germany – Trademarks 2018
    "(…) impresses international clients with the way that she “always takes timescales and budget in account when putting together communications and recommended actions”. She is highly regarded for being “trustworthy and professional at all times"."
  • WTR 1000 2018
  • JUVE 2017/2018
    "(...) sachl. u. mandantennahe Beratung (...)"
  • Who’s Who Legal Trademarks 2017
  • Who's Who Legal Germany – Trademarks 2017
  • Who’s Who Legal Trademarks 2016
  • Who's Who Legal Germany – Trademarks 2016