Philipe Walter

Equity Partner at COHAUSZ & FLORACK

Philipe Walter is a qualified electrical engineer who specialises in communication technology, green technology and e-mobility patent law. He also focuses on disruptive technologies, the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain, helping clients to establish and monetise patent portfolios, as well as create defensive strategies in these areas. His background as an engineer for a mobile operator gives him great awareness of the challenges that arise from software inventions and innovations in the IoT field.

Mr Walter is a German patent attorney and representative before the EPO. He represents national and international clients in all matters relating to IP law. His clients range from international utility companies and automotive suppliers to high-tech start-ups. His LLM in European patent litigation enables him to assist clients in international disputes spanning various jurisdictions throughout Europe and beyond. In addition to advising clients on the management of international patent portfolios, Mr Walter has a positive track record representing clients in oppositions, infringement actions and validity proceedings. In this role, he has acted in various contentious matters between smartphone manufacturers and in legal disputes between automotive suppliers and medtech companies. He also deals with patent law issues concerning technical standards in Blu-ray technology and video encoding in connection with international licensing pools.

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Professional associations

  • epi
  • GRUR

Sample client list

  • Auto-Kabel Managementgesellschaft mbH
  • innogy SE
  • Nokia
  • RWE AG

Firm details

Bleichstrasse 14
Dusseldorf 40211

Contact details

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