This Stuttgart full-service firm is best known for its strong filing practice. Activity traditionally focuses on the regional auto supply industry as well as German and international engineering. Prosecution work is giving rise to more disputes, where the patent attorneys are active alongside the BRP lawyers, e.g. for Item regarding aluminium profiles for exhibition stand construction. Despite the rise in proceedings, the patent team’s litigation work is not really registered yet in the market.
7 patent attorneys, 3 lawyers
IP work focuses on patent prosecution with technical expertise in auto technology and engineering. Opposition and nullity suits. Increasingly infringement proceedings. Also trademarks and unfair competition.
Litigation: Item concerning aluminium profiles for exhibition stand construction. Prosecution: filing for Filtration Group, Mahle, Kyocera, Kureha Corp., Schill, Shibakai, Ridi Leuchten, BMTS Technology, Pro Cure Treatment Centers, Cemo (all public knowledge).