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COHAUSZ HANNIG BORKOWSKI WIßGOTT
Patent Law Firm

 

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Today's economic scenarios require more than ever from the attorney to be a company consultant with the ability to select and coordinate the use of specialist services tailored to the client's needs. The firm of COHAUSZ HANNIG BORKOWSKI WIßGOTT has created an integrated approach using highly specialised companies which offer specific services such as information and investigation, product development and design. The coordinated use of these companies ensures integration of various areas of expertise and hence effective use of an overall consulting service.

The patent attorneys of COHAUSZ HANNIG BORKOWSKI WIßGOTT are active in the following legal, advisory and educational fields: 

Patent Attorneys Consulting Training and Seminars Information and Investigation Innovation Consultancy Legal Advice

Patents

Trade Marks

Design

Utility Models

Monitoring

Licenses

Protection of Industrial Property

Innovation and Information Management

Creativity

Textbooks

Educational Programs

Information Management

Investigation into the Economy, Technology and Law

Information Evaluation Systems

Innovation Management

R&D Consulting

Creativity Techniques

Evaluation Systems

Promotion Fund

Protection of Industrial Property

Infringements

Competition Law

Copyright Law

Cartel Law

Contract Law



COHAUSZ HANNIG BORKOWSKI WIßGOTT (CHBW) is one of the few German firms of attorneys where patent attorneys of all major technical fields work together. The philosophy behind this single-source service is to enable comprehensive advice and support to medium-sized and large business enterprises in all their scientific and legal concerns in accordance with their requirements. This approach shortens the often complicated communication pathways between company employees and patent attorney, is a much more effective in respect of cost and time and minimizes misunderstandings in information transfer. The expert for the specific problem is always called in to deal with the task in hand in close cooperation with his partners (door-to-door communication). With graduate engineers from different fields, mechanical and electrical engineering, industrial chemists and physicists, patent attorneys are available for all fields of technical/scientific consultation as well as for legal advice in the field of industrial property right protection.

As part of innovation management, companies are advised and aided in organizing, structuring and creating basic conditions for innovative work by a program specifically designed for this purpose. Company departments and especially employees working in the innovative field are also trained and prepared specifically for their duties. Within an overall framework, educational activities and lectures serve to provide information on current issues in the protection of industrial property, R&D, and information procurement and exploitation.

CHBW has offices in Düsseldorf and Berlin and a co-operating patent law office in Munich. Through the Munich and Berlin offices, direct contacts exist with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office as well as the European Patent Office, both of which are located in the immediate vicinity. The Düsseldorf office is situated in the vicinity of the Regional Court and Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf both of which comprising important chambers for patent infringement in Germany. All CHBW patent attorneys are admitted at the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM).

CHBW maintains close contacts with numerous patent and law firms worldwide enabling access to a global network of patent agents for a worldwide intellectual property proction.


Düsseldorf Head Office

Schumannstr. 97-99
D-40237 Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone:
Fax:
+49 (211) 9 14 60-0
+49 (211) 9 14 60-60

 

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helge B. COHAUSZ, graduate engineer

Studied mechanical engineering, architecture and protection of industrial property rights in Aachen and Munich, doctoral thesis in mechanical engineering; patent attorney, European Patent, Trade Mark and Design Attorney. European Trademark and Design Attorney. Lecturer on industrial property protection at the University of Bochum and University of Jena.

Working since 1971 in the field of industrial property rights protection, specialized in patent, trade mark and design law; innovation and information management, author of three books (PATENTE & MUSTER, INFO & RECHERCHE, MARKEN & NAMEN), coauthor of the books "Das Patentsekretariat" and "Patentstrategien"; seminars and numerous publications.


Dr. Ralf SIECKMANN, industrial chemist (Dipl.-Chem.)

Studied chemistry, economics and jurisprudence in Bochum and Hagen. Doctoral thesis in organic chemistry; patent attorney, European Patent, Trade Mark and Design Attorney.

Working since 1985 in industrial property rights protection, specialized in patent, trade mark and design law; management consultant on industrial property protection (patent and trade mark strategies). Specialities: all types of trade mark cases including the new media, consultancy and representation; chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields, pharmacy, cosmetics, foods, hygiene and household products, alloys; co-author of BUSINESS ANGELS, AUDIO-BRANDING (2009), INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (2006 - 2010), INTERNATIONALES MARKENRECHT on Madrid Agreement and Protocol  and on Community Trademark (2007, 2008), numerous publications and seminars.


Dr. Jens BORKOWSKI, physics graduate (Dipl.-Phys.)

Studied physics in Bielefeld and protection of industrial property rights in Munich and Hagen. Doctoral dissertation on laser science; patent attorney, European Patent, Trade Mark and Design Attorney. Lecturer on industrial property protection at the Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf

Working since 1997 in the protection of industrial property, specialized in patent and trade mark law, utility models and design patents, license agreements; technical specialities: applied physics, laser science, measurement and instrumentation, mechanical and electrical engineering.


Torben R. WIßGOTT, graduate engineer

Studied electrical engineering and information science in Bochum and protection of industrial property rights in Hagen and Munich. Patent Attorney training at the patent chamber of the Regional Court of Düsseldorf, at the  9th senate (technical appeal senate) and 27th senate (trade mark appeal senate) of the Federal Patent Court in Munich. Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney.

Working since 2004 in the protection of industrial property, specialized in patent and trade mark law, utility models and design patents; technical specialities: general electrical engineering, power electronics and power engineering, automation and control systems, software engineering, electro-optics and photonics.

 


Berlin Office

Friedlander Strasse 37
D-12489 Berlin
Phone:
Fax:
(+49-30) 6 71 16 35
(+49-30) 6 71 16 36

Wolf-Dieter HANNIG, graduate engineer (Dipl.-Ing.), patent engineer
Studied metallurgy and materials science in Freiberg and the protection of industrial property in Berlin; patent attorney, admitted at the European Patent Office.

Working since 1973 in the protection of industrial property; initially manager of the patents and licenses department of the Chemie- und Tankanlagenbau company in Fürstenwalde/Spree, specialized in patent and license law, supervising the research, development and planning departments in the protection of industrial property; working since 1990 as patent attorney; technical specialities: iron and steel metallurgical engineering, metallurgy and materials testing, corrosion protection, mechanical, apparatus and plant engineering, measuring instrument technology, seminars and training.



Munich Office/ Co-operating Office


Dipl.-Phys. Dr. Beate König

Herrnstrasse 44
D-80539 München
Phone:
Fax:
Email
(+49-89) 210 197 217
(+49-89) 210 197 228
koepat@t-online.de



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