JUVE Patent

CMS Hasche Sigle – Germany 2015

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JUVE Comment

This recommended firm in patents boasts a very broad litigation practice and represents mainly clients from the Mittelstand. CMS was involved in complex proceedings, e.g. for Syngenta Participations concerning patent-infringing pesticide imports. The practice already advises clients on an international basis within the CMS alliance and is present with offices at all important UPC local divisions. The German team is also making use of the international network in successful joint pitches. In addition, the German, British and French CMS partners are pursuing a special strategy to establish technical expertise in the shared Beijing office, which they aim to deploy globally.

Strengths

Litigation with a broad technical spectrum.

Recommended individuals

Dr. Matthias Eck, Markus Deck.

Team

8 partners, 22 associates

Practice

Large IP group focusing on trademarks and unfair competition. In patents, various office specialties. In Düsseldorf: litigation and advice. In Hamburg: litigation work related to pharmaceuticals and medical products. In Stuttgart: litigation, R&D cooperations, licenses and biotech.

Clients

Syngenta Participations regarding pesticides; Eli Lilly concerning counterfeits and parallel imports; Kienle & Spiess concerning wind turbines; Schock on licensing contract; frequent litigation for Stanley Black & Decker, Fein, Leifheit, Trumpf Group, Erbe Elektromedizin.

Location:

Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Hamburg