Philipp Harlacher

European Design Attorney | European Patent Attorney | European Trademark Attorney | German Patent Attorney | Wirtschaftsmediator

Graduated from the University of Bochum as Diplom Engineer in the field of energy and process engineering specializing in power plant engineering and high-temperature materials. Work experience and internships at Ruhrgas AG in Essen, Germany; Volkswagen Slovakia S.K. in Brastislava, Slovakia; E.ON Engineering GmbH in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

Patent Attorney since January 2012. Partner at a patent attorney firm in Essen, Germany, from 2012 to 2014. Joined Dr. Solf & Zapf in January 2015. Experience in all fields of German and European patent, utility model, trademark and design proceedings, litigation, licensing and legal matters related to inventions by employees.

Specializing in the fields of mechanical engineering, power plant engineering, process engineering, material engineering, automotive engineering, flow metering, production technologies, machine components, hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, profiles and tube manufacturing.

Nancy Gage


Thomas Mayerhofer

Ulrike Schuster


Philipp Harlacher

Dipl.-Ing. (FH)

Daniel Blum


Christoph Zapf


Christopher Zapf

Dipl.-Ing., M. Sc.

Annkathrin Solf

Dr.-Ing., Dipl. Ing.

Alexander Solf