Your international partner for protecting complex inventions.
European Patent Attorneys
German Patent Attorneys
US Patent Attorneys
Quality and service in representation before:
MUNICH · WASHINGTON D.C.
License Agreements and
Legal advice on license agreements, R&D contracts and other contracts in the field of intellectual property protection. Reviewing and drafting contracts.
Advising companies on IP strategy, e.g. on handling employee inventions. Conducting IP audits and in-house IP training events.
Patent Applications & Prosecution
Preparation of patent applications for filing with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPTO), European Patent Office (EPO) or United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Conducting patent examination proceedings before the EPO, USPTO and GPTO as well as in other countries in cooperation with international colleagues.
opposition-appeal and nullity proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPTO), European Patent Office (EPO) and Federal German Patent Court. Conducting intellectual property right infringement proceedings in cooperation with attorneys-at-law.
Search and evaluation of third-party intellectual property rights. Assessment of their relevance for commercial projects. Regular monitoring of third-party intellectual property rights.
IP Due Diligence
Conducting IP due diligence assessments and assisting companies in the preparation and implementation of IP due diligence assessments.
Optics & Laser Technology
Femtosecond lasers, Laser technology for industrial applications, Lasers for refractive surgery, Ophthalmology
Optoelectronics & Semiconductors
Optoelectronics & Semiconductors
Quantum computing, quantum sensors, quantum communication
What do we stand for?
Quality literally comes first at Tautz & Schuhmacher IP Law Firm. For us, quality means offering our clients legal advice at the highest level and providing excellent service. However, quality does not come out of nowhere, but rather requires a solid foundation of expertise and experience as well as a high level of commitment every day. Competencies that we can and want to offer our clients.
Our specialisation in advising high-tech companies on patent matters ensures that we apply our expertise where it brings the greatest possible benefit to our clients and thus creates a competitive advantage for our clients.
Having an international focus with offices and lawyers in Europe and the U.S., we are able to offer our globally active clients efficient coverage of the world's two largest economies from a single source. Our harmonized services for Europe and the U.S. enable synergies and efficiency gains, which create a further direct competitive advantage for our clients.
Would you like to use this competitive advantage for your company as well?
Then you are welcome to contact us via the contact details given below.
We look forward to your message.
Dr. Raphael Tautz and Matthias Schuhmacher
Partner | German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark Attorney
European Design Attorney
M.Sc. (TUM) Mechanical Engineering
M.Sc. (TUM) Medical Technology
Washington D.C. Office
Tautz & Schuhmacher IP Law Firm
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