About us

As engineers and patent attorneys, we are your technically and legally experienced partners for all your patent and trademark-related intellectual property needs. We maintain a personalized focus on you as our client and customize our services precisely to your situation, keeping you informed every step of the way in an easy-to-follow manner with which you feel economically comfortable.

We take responsibility for handling your intellectual property from start to finish as we are interested in you, your company, and your strategy — and we are available to you for all matters technical and legal. We always consider the commercially sensible — along with the legal — solutions to maximize the benefit to you, our client. In addition, we provide you with access to a worldwide network of contacts and colleagues to serve as your partners.



We are Your Patent Attorneys.

Application and Prosecution: Locally, Europe-wide and Worldwide.

We are attorneys and engineers with broad technical experience, specializing in patent applications as our core competence.

“Great Inventions are Simple.”



We are Your Trademark Attorneys.

Protecting the Good Name of Your Product: Locally, Europe-wide and Worldwide.

Specializing in: Word Marks, Figurative Marks, Logos, Three-Dimensional Marks and Positional Marks.

“A Product only lives a Limited Time, but a Trademark is Eternal.”



We are Your Design Attorneys.

Protecting the Visual Identity of Your Product. Locally, Europe-wide and Worldwide.

Patent and Design Protection Complementing One Another to Provide an Integrated Protective Concept for Your Products.

“Good Design is Minimal Design.” (Dieter Rams)



We are Your Infringement Attorneys.

Fighting Infringement and Restoring Your Rights: Locally, Europe-wide and Worldwide.

As your patent attorneys, we are initiators and organizers for enforcing protection. If necessary, we access instruments of provisional legal protection to rapidly enforce your legal position, including inspection orders and seizure with customs authorities.



We are Your Realization Attorneys.

As your patent attorneys, we help with realizing your technologies and your intellectual property.

We provide advice for contractual questions: licensing, cooperation and design contracts as well as non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements.



We are Your Coaches for Patent Questions.

As your patent attorneys, we create understanding about intellectual property rights while simplifying your operations.

We’ll train your staff and sensitize them to prospects and dangers. We’ll procure benefits for you from the patents of your competitors.



We are BodenseePatent.

Founded in 1972 by Gerhard F. Hiebsch, BodenseePatent has continuously grown into one of the premier well-established patent law firms in South Baden, having brought about fundamental High Court decisions.

We represent a broad base of clients, including small and medium-sized clients as well as large global corporations. We have deep regional roots and at the same time are represented and networked worldwide, effectively serving our clients in the global marketplace.

An additional office in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, has operated since 2007, and in 2009, we moved into the Hegau-Tower in Singen.


Office Germany

Behrmann Wagner Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB.

Maggistraße 5 (10th floor)
D-78224 Singen

Telefon +49 (0) 7731 9573 0
Telefax +49 (0) 7731 9573 30


Office Switzerland

Patentanwälte Behrmann Wagner Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB.

Promenadenstrasse 21
CH-8201 Schaffhausen

Telefon +41 (0) 52 624 44 24
Telefax +41 (0) 52 624 44 68