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Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling Patent- & Rechtsanwälte


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About Us

Personal. Exclusive. Long-term.

BRAUN-DULLAEUS PANNEN EMMERLING is a genuine service boutique – we serve our clients with the explicit promise to guarantee exclusive, personal advice in the long term.

Especially when it comes to IP litigation, we keep the risk of a conflict of interest as low as possible for you.

Our partners have been well-known contacts in their fields for almost 20 years and are among the few established experts in our clients’ industries.

This means we can support you not only in an advisory capacity, but also as real business partners who understand your business.

The Firm

The lawyers of BRAUN-DULLAEUS PANNEN EMMERLING specialise in litigation and prosecution in the field of intellectual property. We combine branch-specific and technical expertise with legal competence.

Our expertise is focused on patent and utility model law, in trademark, design and copyright law, as well as in competition, domain and employee invention law. Working closely together, we unite legal expertise and technical knowledge for the benefit of our clients.

We work for clients in Germany and abroad and have an international network of contacts with other law firms and patent attorneys.


Legal representation in patent, trademark and design litigation, as well as in copyright and competition proceedings.

BRAUN-DULLAEUS PANNEN EMMERLING protects innovations, new technologies and products, brands and new designs, and handles the corresponding grant, appeal and opposition proceedings.

Legal activities:

  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Designs, Copyrights, Unfair Competition

Technical areas of expertise:

  • Automotive
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Engineering
  • Software
  • Sports Equipment
  • Telecommunications


  • Communication Agencies
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy Suppliers
  • Furniture Retail

Our offices

  • Düsseldorf
  • Munich


BDPE promotes diversity! Our attorneys and office staff represent a multitude of nationalities from Europe, Asia and the Americas, and speak as many as 10 different languages. This makes it possible, for example, for our firm to interact directly with a broad client base across the globe and understand culturaldifferences.

We are committed in our hiring practices to seek out diverse lawyers and office staff and to ensure that they are strategically invested in and advanced. We are further dedicated to non-discriminatory hiring practices and believe that a diverse staff is essential to our practice andsuccess.

Practice Areas


  • Chambers and Partners - Global and Europe Rankings 2020 - Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution in Germany - Band 4 – Friedrich Emmerling Friedrich Emmerling advances in the rankings this year in recognition of his growing market reputation. Emmerling frequently handles patent infringement and validity proceedings in the telecommunication sector. Sources say: “He is a sharp and clever guy. He looks at the technology and really cuts to the chase.”
  • JUVE Handbuch - Recommended law firm for patent litigation & patent attorneys 2019/2020 - “The most impressive event of the past year was the amalgamation of patent attorneys Dr. Karl-Ulrich Braun-Dullaeus (until then in his own law firm) and Dr. Friedrich Emmerling (previously by Prüfer & Partner) at the end of 2018. The new law firm Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling advises Huawei and Deutsche Telekom, two of the companies most frequently sued by patent exploiters in Germany. In contrast to other patent law firms, they have a clear focus on litigation. “
  • Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS - IP Star for Patents 2019/2020 - “Dr. Friedrich Emmerling of Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling has been included in as an IP Star in the 2019/2020 edition of IPSTARS.”
  • IAM Patent 1000 –Friedrich Emmerling Recommended Individual 2019 - The “charming and warm” Friedrich Emmerling, newly of Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling, garners a truly remarkable amount of praise for his infringement and nullity prowess in the electronics and telecommunications fields. “He is one of the most brilliant colleagues I have ever met, and the go-to practitioner in Germany in his field. His accuracy and precision are exemplary, remarkable. He really is an exceptional phenomenon among German patent attorneys – respected by colleagues and judges across the land.” Friedrich Emmerling is “highly recommended” in the category “Individuals: prosecution and nullity.”
  • IAM Strategy 300 - Friedrich Emmerling Recommended Individual 2019 - “Friedrich Emmerling is masterful in his handling of technically complex patent litigations and a leading expert on standard essential patents. Highly commercial and strategic, and well-connected internationally, he is a discerning choice for innovators in the software, communications and semiconductor fields.”
  • Wirtschaftswoche (Business Weekly) - WiWo Top Law Firms 2019 - The best lawyers for patent law and copyright.
  • Financial Times - Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019 - One of 142 Europe’s leading patent law firms of 2019.
  • IAM Global Leaders 2020 - Dr. Friedrich Emmerling was ranked as one of IAM’s “Global Leaders”.
  • Chambers and Partners - Europe 2019 - Friedrich Emmerling of Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling represents technology and telecommunications sector clients in patent law disputes and infringement proceedings. Clients say: “His advantage lies in his experience. He knows what the judge will accept and makes sure that the court takes in the arguments. That is high class that I haven’t seen with other patent attorneys.“
  • JUVE Handbook - 2015 to 2019 - Frequently recommended attorney in the area patent litigation/patent attorneys “Dr. Friedrich Emmerling.”
  • Wirtschaftswoche (Business Weekly) - Top Attorneys 2018 - Particularly recommended law firm “Braun-Dullaeus Pannen”, particularly recommended patent attorneys “Dr. Karl-Ulrich Braun-Dullaeus ”and“ Dr. Friedrich Emmerling.”

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Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling Patent- & Rechtsanwälte

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Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling Patent- & Rechtsanwälte

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