The patent attorneys at this Hamburg IP boutique are a firm fixture on the side of notable international companies from the pharma, biotech and chemicals sector. U&S conducts oppositions and patent applications for these clients. The firm is involved in some high-profile proceedings for Monsanto. Clients such as Exxon and Presspart extended their long-standing cooperation with the firm. In infringement proceedings, the patent attorneys were involved in a major case for Medac against Eli Lilly concerning pemetrexed. The headcount has remained stable.
Patent litigation with a technical focus on pharmaceuticals, biotech and chemicals.
Albrecht von Menges, Peter Franck, Ulrich-Maria Gross, Heinz-Peter Muth
15 patent attorneys
All-round IP practice focusing on patent prosecution with broad technical expertise. Opposition and nullity suits. Infringement proceedings with external litigators. Also trademarks and unfair competition.
Litigation: Medac against Eli Lilly over cancer drug. Prosecution: filings and oppositions for Amgen, BMS, W. R. Grace, Chr. Hansen, Ivoclar, KRKA, Monsanto; filings for Exxon, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Poly-Med, H&T Kongsberg Automotive, Marsberg, Presspart, Sealed Air.