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Dr. Werner Sulzbach

Dipl.-Chem. - Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney


Dr. Werner Sulzbach
Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 59 98 87-115
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 59 98 87-211

Curriculum Vitae

Studied chemistry at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, graduated with a Doctorate in 1991. PhD project: Hydridotripyrazolylborate complexes of titanium. Internship in an American law firm for education in US patent law in 1993.

Since 1995 admitted as a German patent attorney and European Patent and Trademark Attorney since 1996.

Member of INTA (International Trademark Association) and ECTA (European Communities Trademark Association).

Joined Prinz & Partner in 1991.

Professional Activity

Active in the entire field of intellectual property with a particular focus in the areas of inorganic and organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials and mechanical engineering.

Preparation of patent and utility model applications. Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office, supervision of foreign patent grant proceedings.

Advising on trademark strategies and unfair ­competition. Trademark searching. Supervision of national and international trademark portfolios.

Languages: German, English.

Individual Specialization

Advising national and international clients on all areas of trademark law and cooperation with ­foreign associates worldwide.

Recommended in

WTR 1000 - 2023: “Werner is a highly experienced, conscientious and diligent practitioner. He is responsive, reliable, persistent and his overall level of client service is excellent.”

The Legal 500 Germany 2023 - Patent Law: "Werner Sulzbach: Very experienced; well-rehearsed cooperation over years; very good quality of designs; always seeks a clear strategic corridor in applications."

WTR 1000 - 2022: In the words of one client: "We highly appreciate the dependability, availability and excellent service of Prinz & Partner. Its team is committed to understanding our needs and we assign great importance to the advice it gives."

WTR 1000 - 2021: Werner Sulzbach "is able to think very quickly and to envisage potential obstacles one might face in the process of getting trademarks. He is patient, cost-conscious and approachable whenever we have questions. The level of service is extremely high and Werner is extremely competent in both dimensions: knowledge and customer service."        

The Legal 500 Germany 2014 - Patent Law: "Werner Sulzbach is considered to be 'highly competent'."