JUVE Patent

Boehmert & Boehmert – Germany 2015

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JUVE Comment

This leading firm in patents is increasingly active in litigation, with its mixed teams. The practice was in action, for instance, for Aeritas against Lufthansa concerning mobile boarding patents. The patent attorneys and lawyers are keeping up with the trend by advising the growing number of NPEs arriving in Germany and litigated for Marathon Patent, for instance, in several proceedings. B&B is well set up for the upcoming UPC with offices in Paris and Munich. The firm plans to continue only serving the court venue Düsseldorf with lawyers from Munich – a bold strategy from today’s perspective. The firm stepped up its traditionally strong filing activity, esp. in electronics.

Strengths

Patent prosecution with renowned technical specialties in electronics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and biotech. Litigation related to pharmaceuticals and licensing contracts.

Recommended individuals

Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar (“distinguished specialist”, competitor), Dr. Jan Krauss, Christian Appelt, Dr. Thomas Bittner, Dr. Dipl.-Chem. Klaus-Dieter Langfinger, Dr. Markus Engelhard, Dr. Stefan Schohe, Dr. Karl-Heinz Metten (all patent attorneys).

Team

45 patent attorneys, 3 lawyers

Practice

All-round IP activity, incl. trademarks and unfair competition and copyrights. Patent law centers on patent prosecution: large filing practice with broad technical expertise; opposition and nullity suits and infringement proceedings. Distinctive international client base. Nine German offices and three international offices.

Clients

Zhejiang Medicine concerning coenzyme Q10; JVC Kenwood regarding DVDs and video software; Joyetech regarding e-cigarettes; Beauty Union Global on global patent strategy; Marathon Patent regarding kyphoplasty. Public knowledge: Aeritas concerning mobile check-in; filing for: Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Immatics, Rittal, AiCuris.

Location:

Munich