PFIZ/GAUSS Patentanwälte


We offer consultancy and representation concerning all fields of intellectual property. This includes, in particular, the prosecution, maintenance, defense, as well as in enforcement of patents, utility models, trademarks, and design patents in Germany and Europe as well as in the rest of the world. We represent clients before national, European and international authorities and courts.

As well-trained physicists and computer scientists with international research experience, we have in-depth technical and scientific expertise and understanding. Our technical work focuses on a wide variety of fields such as mechanics, precision engineering, electrical engineering, mechatronics, mechanical and plant engineering, medical technology, optics, control engineering, process engineering, computer programs, computer vision, image processing, artificial intelligence and semiconductor inspection.

As skilled patent attorneys, we have extensive experience representing large and small companies as well as individual inventors. We are committed to the training of German and European patent attorneys and have experience from serving on examination boards and professional committees.

Our core concern is the efficient protection of our clients' intellectual property.


As an intellectual property boutique firm we have broad expertise in patent, utility model, trademark, and design law. With the support of our highly-qualified staff, we offer tailor-made customized IP solutions for patent departments of major companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. We also pleased to serve start-ups and individual inventors.

We maintain an international network of associated IP law firms to obtain protective rights for our clients on a global scale and, where necessary, we cooperate with corporate law firms and specialized litigation firms to enforce our clients' intellectual property rights.

Our clients value the direct access to their attorney.


Our firm's attorneys have provided support of intellectual property rights and know-how for generations:


Patent Attorney Dr.-Ing. Eugen Maier


Dr.-Ing. Eugen Maier, Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Wolf
Patent Attorneys


Wolf & Lutz Patent Attorneys
(joined in 1992 by Dr. Pfiz, in 1994 by Dr. Corts, in 2008 by Dr. Gauss)


Wolf Pfiz & Gauss Patent Attorneys


Pfiz/Gauss Patent Attorneys
(joined in 2018 by Dr. Nieuwenhuis)

We provide long-term services to our clients.

Central Stuttgart location

We are located in our offices on top of the Gerber center of downtown Stuttgart:

Pfiz/Gauss Patent Attorneys
Tübinger Str. 26, 70178 Stuttgart, Germany

Tel.: +49-711-18 77 60
Fax: +49-711-18 77 65