JUVE Patent

Weickmann & Weickmann – Germany 2019

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JUVE Comment

This Munich patent attorney firm is known for litigation concerning pharma and chemicals patents. The team conducts many oppositions and nullity suits for core clients, and regular infringement cases with external lawyers, e.g. Klaka. The firm’s best-known client is SRAM in mechanics; WW has represented the company for many years against Shimano concerning innovative bicycle components. Now the firm files patents for SRAM as well. The medium-sized filing practice also advises many international clients. The client list increasingly includes startups and midsized companies. Some of the team’s clients in engineering are paving the way towards more AI patents, e.g. a manufacturer of eye-tracking systems.

Strengths

Patent prosecution with technical expertise in chemicals, pharmaceuticals and mechanics. Litigation.

Recommended individuals

Volker Jordan, Wolfgang Weiß (all patent attorneys)

Team

31 patent attorneys

Specialties

IP activity focuses on patent prosecution with a broad technical spectrum. Nullity and opposition suits. Infringement proceedings with external lawyers. Trademarks and soft IP through its own lawyers.

Clients

Litigation: Fischerwerke against Ejot over special wall plug; Sram against Shimano over bicycle components; Fränkische Industrial Pipers against ABB over pipe connection; H.S.A. Hair Styling Application against IP Full Asset over hair product; Saleva against 3G Genuine Guide Gear and Marker over ski binding; TCI against Philips over LEDs; regular oppositions for Biopharm, Honeywell, Interglarion, Novellis. Prosecution: for Hoffmann-La Roche, Honda, Jungheinrich, Nike, Novelis, Sanofi-Aventis, Apogenix, manufacturer of eye-tracking systems.

Location:

Munich