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The partners of the firm are experienced German and European Patent and Trademark Attorneys having a scientific background in engineering sciences and physics. They are entitled to represent their client’s interests before the German Patent- and Trademark Office (DPMA), the European Patent Office (EPO), the German Federal Patent Court (BPatG) and before the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Founded in 1985 by Mr. Quermann, Dipl.- Ing. Christoph Sturm joined the firm in 2004 and Dr. Carsten Weilnau followed in 2009 as a further partner of the firm. After his education in the field of Intellectual Property Dr. Markus Franke succeeded Mr. Quermann in 2020.