JUVE Patent

Prinz & Partner – Germany 2016

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JUVE Comment

From a strong filing practice, this pure patent attorney firm respected in patents is also developing an active litigation practice. Prinz was busy with the dispute between Nike and Adidas in connection with knitted sneakers. The filing practice made steady progress with a rise in work for regular clients like BMW. The firm already enjoys a strong position in the auto industry. In the advancement of its prosecution practice, P&P is banking on a digital analysis tool for assessing its clients’ patent strategies.

Strengths

Prosecution and litigation for automotive, engineering and electronics patents.

Recommended individuals

Jochen Sties (“excellent, vast litigation experience”, competitor), Thomas Kitzhofer (“very thorough and preeminent technical expertise”, competitor).

Team

9 patent attorneys

Practice

IP activity with a strong focus on patents. Filing with a broad technical spectrum. Opposition and nullity suits. Infringement proceedings with external lawyers. Trademark litigation with the firm’s own lawyers.

Clients

Nike against Adidas concerning knitted sneakers; Meritor Braking regarding friction linings; Volvo on product piracy; patent prosecution for: BMW, Curiosity Diagnostics, Faurecia, Fraport, Identive, Nike, Sartorius, TRW.

Location:

Munich, Hamburg, Berlin