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About Dr. Peter Kather

Dr. Peter Kather is Senior Partner and founding member of Kather Augenstein. With more than 30 years of professional experience in the field of IP, he has made a name for himself in the patent world. Clients appreciate his expertise, his approach and his structured way of working. the positive feedback on Dr. Peter Kather ranges from reference contacts to official awards. Among others, Dr. Peter Kather was listed in the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2021 among the leading senior partners among litigators in patent law, while Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars  awarded him IP Star Germany 2020 and 2021: “Propably one of the best patent litigation lawyers and one of the best at oraltrials.”

In the current edition of The Legal 500 Germany 2022, Dr. Peter Kather was included in the category “Leading Names” and in the “Hall of Fame”. Wirtschaftswoche/ Handelsblatt awarded Dr. Peter Kather another special distinction on the occasion of “The Legal All Stars 2021”: In the field of “Patent Law”, he was voted number 2, whereby only 3 lawyers in Germany are selected within each field of law.

His particular strength is in the filed of technical IP rights. He has conducted hundreds of patent and utility model infringement proceedings in the 1st and 2nd instance before the regional and higher regional courts and has assisted in the appareal instance before the Federal Supreme Court. A special focus is on cross-border proceedings.

Dr. Peter Kather speaks German and English.

Further information: https://www.katheraugenstein.com/en/about-us/dr-peter-kather/


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Dr. Peter Kather


Bahnstr. 16
40212 Düsseldorf

+49 (0)211 513536-0

10 Specialisms

  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Electronics
  • Chemistry
  • Medical Devices
  • Biotechnology
  • Mobile Communication
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Computer & Software




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