End of 2008 the principal office of Patentanwaltskanzlei Dr. Frank Schneider (drfs) was founded in Cologne.

End of 2009 a branch office was created within the center of Technology and Innovation Giessen  (TIG GmbH).

Major activities comprise application, examination and nullity procedures of industrial property rights as well as their accompanying maintenance, especially encompassing agreements and licenses, for internationally active, medium-sized companies.