JUVE Patent

Michalski Hüttermann & Partner – Germany 2016

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JUVE Comment

This patent attorney firm, mainly respected for its prosecution work, continued its steady growth in activity. The patent attorneys file patents for a multitude of regular clients on a large scale, and again landed some new portfolios, e.g. an auto supplier and from the semiconductor industry. This makes MHP one of the central prosecution outfits in west Germany, whose patent attorneys often appear in infringement proceedings as well. They are increasingly providing advice to the auto industry in the background of disputes with NPEs.

Strengths

Prosecution with technical expertise in chemicals, engineering, auto and telecoms patents.

Recommended individuals

Dr. Stefan Michalski, Dr. Aloys Hüttermann, Dr. Dirk Schulz, Guido Quiram, Dr. Uwe Albersmeyer (all patent attorneys).

Team

24 patent attorneys

Practice

Clear focus on patent prosecution with a broad technical spectrum. Opposition and nullity suits. Infringement proceedings with external lawyers. Also transaction-related advice.

Clients

IT-IS against Roche regarding measuring equipment; Classen concerning licenses; Thales Alenia against Astrium and German Aerospace Center concerning air traffic control system; filing for ABB, Acer, Gigaset, NTT, Oerlikon Balzers, Phoenix Contact, SMK, Vorwerk.

Location:

Düsseldorf, Munich