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  • Abitz & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    9 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Chemours, DDP Specialty Electronic Materials, DuPont, FuelCell Energy, Horizon, Philip Morris, Schlenk, The Sherwin Williams Company, SWIMC. SPC filing for MSD and Novartis. Litigation and Oppositions for MSD.

    Locations

    Munich

  • Andrejewski Honke

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    7 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Franz Kaldewei, Kiekert, Mondi, Novoferm, TI Automotive, Titan Umreifungstechnik, Wessel-Werk. Oppositions for Düperthal Sicherheitstechnik. Filing for Aldi Süd, Atlas Copco, Giesecke + Devrient, Hailo Wind Systems, Roth, Simonswerk, Ströher Group, Secunet Security Networks, Spie SAG. Oppositions for GNS Gesellschaft für Nuklear, KHS, Kompernaß, Reifenhäuser, Surteco, Thyssenkrupp.

    Locations

    Essen

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  • Bardehle Pagenberg

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    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    40 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Adidas, Apple, AusBio, Aptiv, Bridgestone, Carl Zeiss SMS, Dell, Dropbox, Ejot, Emerson, Gerresheimer, Hyster-Yale, Jaguar Land Rover, Johnson Matthey, Livinguard, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nintendo, Qualcomm, Signode, Wago.

    Locations

    Munich, Düsseldorf

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  • Boehmert & Boehmert

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    44 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Antpool Technologies, Arbiom, Borgers, Fuji Electric, Gira Giersiepen, Huawei, Intel, LG Energy, Kubota, Microsoft, Sprick, Red Bull, University of Regensburg, Technical University Munich. Oppositions for Samsung Bioepis, Novo Nordisk. Filing and oppositions for Ab Initio, BauerandMore, Blink, Gennova Biopharmaceuticals, Hewlett Packard, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Lupus Electronics, Panasonic, Proline, RWTH Aachen, Senju Pharmaceutical (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Berlin, Bremen, Munich

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  • Betten & Resch

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    12 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Google, Hitachi, Hoya, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Jtekt, Microchip Technology, NEC, Nichia, Renesas, Scholl’s Wellness, Silicon Storage, Snowflake, SuperSonic, Trackman, Tokai Rika Denki, Oki Data, OpenText, ZTE (all public knowledge). EPO oppositions for WSA (defendant and opponent) against various competitors over hearing aid patents; Abbott over medical devices; REC (defendant) against Hanwha Q-Cells over solar-cell technology; Medtentia (defendant) against Edwards Lifesciences over heart-valve patents.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Cohausz & Florack

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    30 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Ascensia Diabetes Care, Auto-Kabel Management, Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology, Bilfinger Noell, Biotec Biologische Naturverpackungen, Bombardier, Brillux, Carl Zeiss, Deutsche Post, Dirak, EWM, Ferdinand Lusch, Fogtec Brandschutz, Francotyp-Postalia, Fraunhofer Institute, Fritz Egger, Innogy, Kamat, Kobil Systems, Lhoist, PCC, Plasmatreat, Schmitz Cargobull, SIG, Signotec, SMS Elotherm, Thyssenkrupp, UPM, Viega, Vinventions, Vorwerk. Oppositions for Seminis Vegetable Seeds (all public knowledge). Oppositions for Fibrant (defendant) in EPO appeal against Versalis over patent for phenol hydrogenation; Bayer (defendant) in EPO appeal on stroke medication Xarelto; Bayer Animal Health (opponent) in EPO opposition against GSK over mRNA vaccines (settled).

    Locations

    Düsseldorf

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  • df-mp Dörries Frank-Molnia & Pohlman

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    39 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Amgen, Arxada, Biogen, Caterpillar, Ebay, Fresenius Medical Care, HPI, Krones, Lonza, Lohmann, Paypal, Showa, Toll Collect, Unigen and Webasto. Oppositions for Pfizer (opponent) against CureVac’s mRNA vaccine patent; Amgen (defendant) against eight strawman opponents regarding bispecific antibodies; Amgen (opponent) against Regeneron’s PCSK9-inhibitor patent; Hexal (opponent) against Boehringer Ingelheim’s diabetes drug linagliptin; Zentiva (opponent) against Novartis’s fingolimod drug; Ceva Santé Animale (opponent) against Bayer’s veterinary drug Baycox Iron; strawman opposition against Roche’s bevacizumab patent; strawman opposition against universities of California and Vienna/Emmanuelle Charpentier over CRISPR/Cas (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Dilg Haeusler Schindelmann

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    15 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Adolf Würth, Agilent, Anton Paar, AP Sensing, AT&S, Avago, CRRC Qingdao Sifang, Exias Medical, Glatfelter Scaër, Guilin Woodpecker Medical Instrument, Guangzhou Xaircraft Technology, Infineon, Inflexion Point Technologies, Leedarson Lighting, Montanuniversität Leoben, Oxygen Scientific, Shanghai Longsheng Photoelectric New Material, The Yokohama Rubber, The Regents of The University of Michigan/NS Nanotech, Xiamen Eco Lighting, Zhonghao Chenguang Research Institute of Chemical Industry (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Dompatent von Kreisler Selting Werner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    18 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Behr-Hella, Bio-Rad, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Edgewell, Henkel, Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Wirtgen. Filing for 3D Systems, ADM Archer Daniels Midland, Asahi Kasei, Becton Dickinson, B. Braun Melsungen, Chemische Fabrik Kreussler, China Academy of Telecommunications Technology, Covestro, Deutsche Post, Elmos Semiconductor, Fischbach, Gebr. Willach, Grillo Werke, Hamm, Henkel, HP Pelzer, Hyundai Mobis, Inficon, Kingfa, Knauf, Leybold, Lubrizol, Monsanto/Bayer CropScience, Nanogate, RWTH Aachen, Tesa, Tsubakimoto Chain, Vita Zahnfabrik, Wirtgen, Xiaomi (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Cologne

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  • Dreiss

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    18 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Automotive Lighting, Appotronics, Bosch Packaging, Conmed, Deutsche Augenoptik, HMS Medical, J.Schmalz, LG Innotek, Nokia Solutions and Networks, Marelli Automotive, Paul Hartmann, Rheinmetall, Robert Bosch, Schunk, StarMed, Trumpf, Verifone, ZF Friedrichshafen, German car manufacturers.

    Locations

    Stuttgart

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  • DTS Schnekenbühl und Partner

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    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    14 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Assa Abloy, Alfred Kärcher, Beijing Sensetime Technology Development, Dürr Systems, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Alstom Transport, Elite Semiconductor Microelectronics Technology, EPFL, GE, GTX Medical, Hepro, IAI industrial systems, Inbrain Neuroelectronics, Loop Medical, Medlumics, Medtronic/Sapiens, Mondi, National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Powerhouse Engine Solutions, Pulsify Medical, Knorr-Bremse, Siemens Healthineers, Wanzl Metallwarenfabrik, Turck (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Eisenführ Speiser

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    47 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Allos Semiconductors, BASF, Bego, Big Dutchman, CeWe Stiftung, Donaldson, Edwards Lifesciences, Enercon, Eppendorf, Fun Factory, KWS Saat, Minimax, Nordson, Panasonic, Philips, Olympus, Sennheiser, Signify, Stiebel Eltron, Tencent, Wabco. Oppositions for Evonik Degussa, Symrise and Thyssenkrupp; Enercon (opponent) in EPO opposition against Siemens Gamesa over wind-farm patent and in arbitration; BASF (opponent) in EPO opposition against Sigma-Aldrich over CRISPR/Cas patent.

    Locations

    Bremen, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich

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  • Epping Hermann Fischer

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

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    Practice strength

    36 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for AMS, CareFusion, Corning, FDK, Hitachi, Honor, Huawei, Minebea Mitsumi, Sungrow, Osram. Patent filing and EPO oppositions for Arcon, TDK and Uponor. EPO oppositions for Easton (mostly public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Freischem & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    4 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Carl Zeiss AG, FloDesign Sonics, Fresenius Medical Care, Indian Oil, Lenze, Miranda & Irmão, Mosca, MyOmega Systems, NxStage Medical, PostProcess Technologies, VW (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Cologne

  • Fuchs Patentanwälte

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    8 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Atral-Secal, Airco Systems, Brain AG, Encrypta, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Hennig Arzneimittel, Horizont Group, Inframedic, JeNaCell, Sciomics, Lotus Tech, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and NTNU Technology Transfer, SmartMedics, TU Darmstadt; filing and oppositions for ALD Vacuum Technologies, Compugen, Schott; appeal proceedings at German Federal Patent Court on AI-generated invention for Stephen L. Thaler (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Frankfurt

  • Glawe Delfs Moll

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    10 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Haag-Streit, JVC Kenwood, Link Group, Lufthansa Technik, Magna, Microdrones, Siemens Gamesa, Waldemar Link and Zeiss. Oppositions for Siemens Gamesa over wind energy patent (public knowledge); Haag-Streit over operating microscope.

    Locations

    Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart

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  • Gottschald

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    7 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Brose Fahrzeugteile, Brose Schließsysteme, Broetje-Automation, Claas, Compleo, Dornbracht, Espera-Werke, Ovibell, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Schell Armaturentechnik, (all public knowledge)

    Locations

    Düsseldorf

  • Graf von Stosch

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    4 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Advitos, Curevac, CMBlu Energy, Betta Pharmaceuticals, Deutsche Telekom, Dexerials, EMC IP Holding, Humabs Biomed and Institut Pasteur, ITM Isotope Technologies, Kubota, Merck Patent, Ondal Medical Systems, Wayne State University Qurgen, VIR Biotechnology, Xenios; opposition for Curevac (opponent) against BioNTech over mRNA technology (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Gramm Lins & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    9 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for ae Group, Bury, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Helmholtzzentrum, Max Planck Society, NTT, Otto Bock, Toshiba Carrier Corporation, Wago, Swiss Krono TEC, Yangtze Memory Technologies, various Universities. Litigation for Hebenstreit Metal Decorating over sheet-metal presses (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Braunschweig, Hanover

  • Grünecker

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    90 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and some oppositions for Edwards Lifesciences, Fruitcore Robotics, Fuji, Globalfoundries, Identy, JFE Steel, Krones, Lear Corp., Magna, Microsoft, Nissan, Panasonic, Philip Morris, Roche Diabetis Care, Rockwell, Samsung, Tyco, Vestas Wind Systems, Weber Maschinenbau, Yamaha (some public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Berlin, Cologne

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  • Grund

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    6 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for 10X Genomics, Amgen, Ardelyx, Caribou Biosciences, Greenlight Biosciences, Hope Tree International, Merz Pharma, Neximmune, Life Technologies Corporation, Precision Biosciences, Rubius Therapeutics, the Regents of the University of California. Oppositions for strawman against Broad Institute over CRISPR/Cas patent (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Gulde & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    24 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Appotronics, Autel Robotics, BYD, Eckert & Ziegler, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Super Quartz, Native Instruments, SDI, Sitech, Siemens, Tasly, Volkswagen, various Samsung subsidiaries; filing for Denka, Jabil, Life Technologies, Pangang Group, SDI, Yantai Shougang Magnetic Materials

    Locations

    Berlin, Munich, Hamburg

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  • Hamm & Wittkopp

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    7 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Alfred E. Tiefenbacher, Azista Industries, Aurobindo Pharma, Auro Peptides, Laurus Labs, Pharmaceutical Oriented Services, University of Hamburg. Frequent advice to Stada, Synthan, Hikma Pharma and Mylan (all public knowledge). Oppositions for Synthon and Alvogen (opponent) against Yeda/Teva in EPO opposition over MS drug Copaxone.

    Locations

    Hamburg

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  • Hauck

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    6 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for AR Packaging, Fette, Nordex Energy, EMH metering, Eppendorf, Jungheinrich, Jiangsu XCMG Construction Machinery Research Institute, Lapmaster Wolters, Qlocktwo License, Stryker, Sunfire, University of Hamburg, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Wiedemann (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Hamburg, Düsseldorf

  • Hoeger Stellrecht & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    10 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Alfred Kärcher, ACPS Automotive, Aesculap, Bitzer, Blanco, ElringKlinger, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Gelita, Juki, North Carolina State University, Nipro Pharmapackaging, Pall Corporation, Pacific Bearing, Rai, SNO-Way, TVU Networks, Tokyo Institute of Technology (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Stuttgart

  • Hoffmann Eitle

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    84 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and partly oppositions for Alnylam, Allergan, Federal Mogul, Fertin Pharma, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Moderna Therapeutics. Filing for Astellas, Boeing, Dexcom, Fujitsu, Hyundai, Japan Tobacco, LG Chem, Mitsubishi, NTT Docomo, Oppo Mobile, Seiko Epson, Sysmex, Takeda, Toshiba (mostly public knowledge). Oppositions for Moderna (opponent) in EPO opposition over RNA-based therapeutics; Novo Nordisk (defendant) in EPO opposition against Sanofi Aventis over hypodermic needle; Allergan (opponent) in EPO opposition against CRISPR/Cas patent of University of California; Eisai (opponent) in EPO opposition against Eli Lilly's Alzheimer drug; Alnylam (opponent) against Alexion in EPO opposition over antibody eculizumab for PNH treatment; Nucana (defendant) against Gilead in EPO opposition over Hepatitis C drug; Ericsson (opponent) against IPCom on EPO opposition over mobile communication patent; Assia (opponent) over DSL patent.

    Locations

    Munich, Düsseldorf, Hamburg

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  • Hofstetter Schurack & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    18 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Argo IP, Audi, BMW, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Daimler, Einhell, Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Osram, Schwind Eye-Tech-Solutions, Valeo (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Landshut

  • Isarpatent

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    23 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Airbus Defence, Baidu, BOE, Continental, Huawei, Hyundai, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Rohde & Schwarz, Robert Bosch, Seoul Semiconductor, Siemens, Sielaff, United Microelectronics, 3M Innovative Properties. Rohde & Schwarz in appeal against compulsory video hearing at the EPO (G1/21) (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Coburg, Freiburg, Stuttgart

  • Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    16 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for BASF, Cargill Clariant, Colorant Solutions, Cynora, EuroChem Agro, Ineos Styrolution, Meiko Maschinenbau, Merck, Merz Pharma, PFW Aerospace, Roche Diagnostics. Filing for Bachem. Oppositions for chemical company at EPO over polymers; mechanical engineering company at EPO over wind farms; chemical company in EPO opposition over hair bleach; A car supplier in EPO opposition over air-conditioning units for trucks.

    Locations

    Mannheim, Düsseldorf

  • Jones Day

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    11 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and some oppositions for Akebia Therapeutics, Blickle Räder + Rollen, Convex, Cylance, Ensyn Renewables, Genentech, Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Puma Biotechnology, Rational, Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMR) Automotive, Single Temperiertechnik, Sunrise Medical, Tektronix (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Frankfurt, Munich

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  • Karo IP

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    12 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Amlogic, Beijing Surgerii Technology, Chongqing Aureavia Hi-tech Glass, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, GKN Group, Jiangsu Sanjo Intelligent Technology, Liaoning Yikang Biological, Lixil International, Nanjing University, Shenzhen Osmartlink, Solar Power Network Technology, Talengen, Ventinova, Volkswagen, Zhejiang Jiecang Linear Motion, Zhejiang Wansheng (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Düsseldorf, Munich

  • Keil & Schaafhausen

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    7 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Fanuc, Isra, Jungheinrich, JRD Communication, Laboratoire Biosthétique Kosmetik, Outotec, Reutlinger, SMC, Wölfel Engineering, White Drive Motors and Steering; filing and oppositions for Aero Pump, Biotronik, Danfoss, Karl Mayer Stoll, Sanofi, Techem (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Frankfurt

  • König Szynka Tilmann von Renesse

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    13 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent advice, filing and oppositions for AbbVie, Bayer Pharma, Bayer Crop Science, Eli Lilly, Storz Medical, Fraunhofer Technologie Fonds, Infineon, Geberit, Glycotope, Hauff Technik, MTU Aero Engines, Paccor Packaging, Paion, Qiagen, Tracto-Technik, Takeda (all public knowledge). Advice, filing and oppositions regarding SPCs for Bayer Pharma, Bayer Animal Health, Bayer Crop Science, Orion, Orbus, Paion.

    Locations

    Düsseldorf, Munich

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  • Kutzenberger Wolff & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    7 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for GEA Food, K-fee System, Krüger, L&L Products, Suiteg. Patent filing for Akebono, Ashland, Deutsche Telekom, Freezio, Grünthal, Gedeon Richter, Harres Metall-design, Luxexcel Holding, Loparex, Pfeifer & Langen, Savanna Ingredients, Sodapop, Thyssenkrupp, Veru, Zephyros (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Cologne, Munich

  • Lederer & Keller

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    8 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Cooper Standard, Dr. Falk Pharma, Eastman Chemical Company, Hain Lifescience, Hetero, Microgen, Solvay, Tillotts Pharma, Westlake Longview, the universities of Freiburg, Würzburg, Tokyo and Kyushu. Patent filing for Crowd Pharma, Cytec Engineered Materials, Ioniq Skincare, Enzymaster, Mikrogen, Rhodia, Sandoz. Oppositions for Stada and Hexal (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

    Other Rankings

  • Lorenz Seidler Gossel

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    10 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Allianz, Alois Pöttinger Maschinenbau, Amoena, ASIS, Blizzard Sport, Bulthaup, Carl Zeiss, CRRC Group, DSM Nutrition, dy-pack, Entrotech, Fibertex, Fresenius Medical Care, Ford, GE, KSB, Karl Leibinger Medizintechnik, Liebherr, Mazda, Maruta, SK Group, Ovid Therapeutics, Telefonica, Vivonic and Wabtec; KSB (opponent) in oppositions over pump technology.

    Locations

    Munich

    Other Rankings

  • Maikowski & Ninnemann

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    19 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Biotronik, Brose, Fenwall, Flooring Technologies, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Fresenius Kabi, GE Healthcare, Google, Infineon, Johannes Heidenhain, Joyson Safety Systems, LG, Phoenix Contact, Rolls Royce, Vestel.

    Locations

    Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Munich

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  • Maiwald

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    71 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Bausch & Lomb, Borealis, LTS Lohmann, Lindt & Sprüngli, Mundipharma, Purdue, Takeda, Volvo. Filing and oppositions for ABB, Robert Bosch, Baidu, CureVac, Huawei, Intel, Illumina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Merck, Philip Morris, Powermat, Regents of the University of California. Oppositions for the University of California (defendant) against various opponents over CRISPR/Cas patent; CureVac (defendant) against BioNTech over mRNA vaccines; Illumina (opponent) against University of Columbia/Qiagen over DNA sequencing; Powermat (opponent) against IKEA over wireless power supply, Philip Morris (opponent) against Fontem over electronic smoking device, Bausch Health (defendant) against Actavis and Fresenius Kabi over Relistor (settled 2021) (some public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Düsseldorf

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  • Manitz Finsterwald

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    31 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Aptiv Technologies, Abus, Hitachi, Oppo, Pfeiffer Vacuum, Schneider Electric, Sick, Sumitomo Rubber, Weber Maschinenbau (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Maucher Jenkins

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    11 patent attorneys (one of whom is doubled qualified)

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Auma, Fischerwerke, Gummi-Metall-Technik, Harman, IKA, Intel, Jura, Mineba Mitsumi, Mizuno, Neoperl, Qualcomm, Sikla, Testo, TFL Ledertechnik, Wiha, University of Freiburg, Zahoransky and a major European pharma company.

    Locations

    Freiburg, Munich, Kulmbach

  • Meissner Bolte

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    71 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Alcoa, Arconic, Brita, Cybex, Electrolux, Fisher Rosemount, Fujifilm, Husqvarna, ITW, Koehler Paper Group, Mitsubishi Electric, Rockwool, Takeda, Thyssenkrupp and Villeroy & Boch. Filing and oppositions for Johnson Controls.

    Locations

    Munich, Bremen, Hamburg, Nuremberg and six other locations

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  • MFG Meyer-Wildhagen Meggle-Freund Gerhard

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    4 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Konica Minolta, Sony, Tadano, Volkswagen (all public knowledge). Oppositions for Carbo (opponent) against Natura Foodtec at EPO over technology for CO2 application.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Michalski Hüttermann & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    23 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Acer, Classen, Deutsche Post/DHL, dSpace, Flender, Gigaset, Hengst, Heye, Hitachi, Immatics, Kiekert, Neosat, NTT, Phoenix Contact, Quanta Computer, TK Elevator, Umlaut, Via Alliance. Filing for KWS Saat, OQ Chemicals, Philips, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Robert Bosch, Samsung SDI, Straumann, Shenzhen Smoore Technology, Thyssenkrupp Airport Solutions. Oppositions for dSpace (defendant) against diverse opponents in EPO opposition over simulation technology for the automotive industry; strawman opposition against CRISPR patent of Broad Institute in EPO opposition (settled 2021, some public knowledge).

    Locations

    Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Munich

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  • Mitscherlich

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    24 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Akzo Nobel, Altana, Asahi Glass, Bosch, Cargill, Firmenich, Fujitsu, Gemalto, Glycom, Grundfos, Honda, Honor Device, Huawei, Hytera, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Nestlé, Sony, Revlon, Rohde & Schwarz, Tridonic, Zumtobel.

    Locations

    Munich

    Other Rankings

  • Müller-Boré & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    35 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Accenture, Dai Nippon Printing, ebay, Kobe Steel, Mazda, Nike, Panasonic, Santen Pharmaceutical, SAP, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Toyo Tire (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Müller Schupfner & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    12 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing (some including oppositions) for Alvance Aluminium Duffel, Den Décor, De Nora Water Technologies, Electro Medical Systems, Hirschvogel, Ideematec, Kamax Automotive, Rogers Corporation, Odenwald Chemie, SAF-Holland, Sasol, Semperit, Tata Steel, Tetra Pak, Wintershall Dea (some public knowledge). Oppositions for Rogers Corporation.

    Locations

    Munich, Hamburg

  • Olbricht Buchhold Keulertz

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    15 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Bode Chemie, Bruno Bock Chemische Fabrik, Danfoss, Dilo, Eurotronic, Edelmann Technology, EEW Special Pipe Constructions, Faudi Aviation, Geobra, Johns Manville, JP Morgan, Katek, Man & Science, Max Wild, Norma, Nyxoah, OptoTech, Panther Packaging, PSA Technology, Urban GmbH, Uesa GmbH, Vacon Oy, Vibracoustic, Volume Graphics, Wimag.

    Locations

    Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Memmingen

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  • Prinz & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    12 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Filing for Alfred E. Tiefenbacher, BCS Automotive Interface Solutions, Delo, SPCs for Curiosity Diagnostics. Filing and oppositions (mostly including strategic advice and portfolio management) for Bacteromic, BMW, Boucherie, Bürkert, Faurecia, FlyNow Aviation, Galata Chemicals, Hilti, Hoerbiger Antriebstechnik, Kennametal, L'Oreal, Medac, Metrona, Micro Resist Technology, Nike, Rational, Resinate Materials, Rohde & Schwarz, Sartorius, Schill + Seilacher, SUSS MicroTec, The Secant Group, THK Rhythm Automotive, Truma, Valeo, ZF Active Safety, ZF Automotive and ZTE (some public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Berlin

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  • Prüfer & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    14 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Brother, Dansons, Eos, Esim Chemicals, Hymmen, Knauf, Knorr-Bremse, Microbium, Mitsubishi Electric, Nidek, Nipro, Novartis (including Sandoz-Hexal and LEK), Osram, Trumpf, Wachtel. Patent filing for B. Braun Melsungen, Cateye, Japan Aviation Electronics (some public knowledge). Oppositions for Nipro (opponent) against Takeda in EPO opposition over two-component injection for cancer treatment; Terumo against Boston Scientific in EPO oppositions over stents and catheter balloons.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Rau Schneck & Hübner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    11 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Bruder Spielwaren, Benninghoven, BHS Corrugated, Carl Zeiss, Coperion, Dürkopp, Gardner Denver, Haier, Hydrogenious, Mederer, Sumitomo, Uvex (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Nuremberg

  • RGTH Richter Gerbaulet Thielemann Hofmann

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    13 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Becker Marine Systems, Ibeo Automotive Systems, Iljin Group, Kaloud, MHG Heiztechnik, Midea Group, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Oppo, Pfannenberg, Union Pay, German car manufacturer. Oppositions for Kaloud at the EPO over hookahs. Faiveley Transport in litigation.

    Locations

    Hamburg, Frankfurt, Munich

  • von Rohr

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    12 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Aptar, Blücher, Brand, Boehringer Ingelheim, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Farco Pharma, Leedarson Lighting, Ewald Dörken, TQ Delta, the University of the Basque Country, Vorwerk, Virobuster, Xiamen Eco Lighting (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Essen

  • Ruff Wilhelm Beier Dauster & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    13 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Aesculap, B.Braun Melsungen, Berthold Technologies, Carl Zeiss SMT, E.G.O. Elektro-Gerätebau, Hansgrohe, Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug, Kitamura Machinery, Roche Diagnostics, Stihl, Varta, Würth (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Stuttgart

  • Samson & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    20 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Amadeus, Heckler & Koch, Intel, Max&Co., Nokia, Novoluto, NTT, Rite-Hite, Vestas, The Nielsen Company (all public knowledge). Oppositions for Intel (opponent) against Maltig over remote IT management technology.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Schiweck Weinzierl Koch

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    11 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for A2 Biotherapeutics, Amgen, Helmholtz Zentrum, Leaday, Top Glove International, Wave Life Sciences, various universities in Germany and the US (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich

  • Schneiders & Behrendt

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    9 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for ASML, Aachen Scientific International, B2M Medical, Coway, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Ophthalmic Sciences, N.M.B. Medical Applications, Singapore Airlines, Schwing, Seoul Viosys, Thomas Jefferson University, the Regents of the University of Michigan, Tangrenshen Group, Toptica Photonics, Wesco, Zipp Industries. Litigation for Seoul Semiconductor over LED technology (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Bochum, Munich

  • Stolmár & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    10 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Asics, Egis Pharmaceuticals, ETH Zürich, Gyrus Acmi, Northolt, Olympus Winter & Ibe, Rivian, Seoul Semiconductor, Seoul Viosys, Sirrus, SK Innovation, Stalicla, Wahl. Oppositions for Bühlmann Laboratories at EPO over diagnostic tools; Egis Pharmaceuticals at EPO over drug; Merck at EPO over OLED technology; SK Innovation at EPO over battery technology.

    Locations

    Munich, Hamburg, Mindelheim

  • Ter Meer Steinmeister & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    18 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Coretronic, Doosan Heavy Industries, Hexal, KT&G, LG, Mitsubishi, Kolon Industries, Shin-Etsu, Sekisui, Dr. Wolff Group. Novartis (defendant) in EPO opposition over multiple sclerosis drug fingolimod (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Bielefeld

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  • Uexküll & Stolberg

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    19 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for ABB, Bayer/Monsanto, W. R. Grace, Chr. Hansen, Krka, Ohly. Filing for Beiersdorf, Cryovac, Delta Electronics, Duracell, Exxon, Helmholtz-Zentrum, Ivoclar, Microjet Technology, Qiagen, Presspart, Sealed Air (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Hamburg, Munich

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  • Viering Jentschura & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    35 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing partly including oppositions and strategic portfolio management for Andritz, Baidu, CI Tech, Cloud & Heat, Henkel, Hyundai, Infineon, Intel, Kyocera, Leica Biosystems, LG, Nikon, Osram, NTT Docomo, Scia Systems, Solarworld, Zellkraftwerk, German pharma corporation.

    Locations

    Munich, Düsseldorf, Dresden

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  • Vossius & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    55 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for 3M, BioNTech, Xinjiang Goldwind, Boston Scientific, Crispr Therapeutics, Hyundai Mobis, IMC Group, Iscar, LG, Max Planck Society, NEC, ResMed, Roche, Sumitomo, ZTE. Oppositions for Alcon (opponent and defendant) against AMO over laser-eye technology; Boston Scientific (defendant) against Cook Medical and other opponents over compression clamps (some public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin

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  • Wallinger Ricker Schlotter Tostmann

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    24 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Frequent EPO oppositions for Bridgestone, C&E Fein/Robert Bosch, Dürr Systems, Eastman, Schaeffler and Zimmer Medizinsysteme. Patent filing and oppositions for Archroma, AVL List, Biosynth, BMW, Boehringer Ingelheim, Borregaard, Cellcentric, Eastman, Doka, Eppendorf, Fresenius Medical Care, Giesecke + Devrient, Kuka, LuK, Merck KGaA, Merz, Mölnlycke, MTU, Nippon Shokubai, Opel, Renk, Swiss Look, Siemens Gamesa, Toyo Tire, Valeo, Vertex, ZTE.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • WBH Wachenhausen

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    7 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Aveva Group, Biolase, Crown Equipment, Fluidmaster, Gauff Telematics, Greenbox, GoPro, Guangxi LiuGong Machinery, Neovasc, Security People, Syntace, Smylio, The Crosby Group, TQ Systems, Thule, ZF Friedrichshafen, ZTE. Neovasc (defendant) in EPO opposition against Boston Scientific, Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic, St. Jude and others over medical technology; International Edge (opponent) against Blue Gentian in EPO opposition over stretchable hose.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Weickmann & Weickmann

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    26 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Hoffmann-La Roche, Novelis and Sanofi-Aventis. Filing for Algoriddim, Amistec, Apogenix, Baidu, Electrolux, Heidelberg Pharma, Honda, Jungheinrich, Lilium, Max-Planck-Innovation, Nike, Otto Bihler Maschinenfabrik, Römer & Heigl, manufacturer of eye-tracking systems. Oppositions for Meggle (opponent) against Friesland Campina over food additive; United Initiators in EPO opposition over chemicals and packaging. Oppositions and nullity cases for Bayer (public knowledge) as well as a Scandinavian paper manufacturer. Regular oppositions for Biopharm and tobacco corporations over e-cigarettes.

    Locations

    Munich

    Other Rankings

  • Westphal Mussgnug & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    11 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Aptiv, China Nuclear Power Design, Harman International, HellermannTyton, Infineon, IMS Gear, International Solar Energy Research Center, Motherson Innovations, Metz Connect Tech, Ofinno, Resmed, Shenzhen Sekorm Component Network, Shenzhen Smoore Technology (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Villingen-Schwenningen, Munich

  • Winter Brandl Fürniss Hübner Röss Kaiser Polte

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    24 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Aesculap, Denso, Jtekt, Quanta Computer, Riso Kagaku, Schoeller Allibert, Sumitomo, Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric, Toyota (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Freising, Munich

  • Witte Weller & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    20 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Boeing, Carl Zeiss, Diazyme, General Atomics, Jennewein Biotechnologie, Karl Storz, Mitsubishi Electric, Morata, Philips, Pilz, Saturn Licensing, Sony. Filing for Kawasaki, Rohm and Recaro E-Gaming. Stihl (opponent) in various EPO oppositions over lawn mowers, high-pressure cleaners, chainsaws and electric tools (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Stuttgart

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  • Witthoff Jaekel Steinecke

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Practice strength

    3 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Autonomous Healthcare, Cormatrix Cardiovascular, Housey Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories, Ibotac, ImmunoQure, Melexis Technologies, Multimmune, Neurimmune Holding, NovaGo, NSC Therapeutic, Regeneron, Ratiopharm, University of Zurich. Litigation for Gedeon Richter against Biogen and Samsung Bioepis (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Jülich

  • Wuesthoff & Wuesthoff

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    27 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing and oppositions for Airbus, Colgate-Palmolive, Fanuc, KT&G Corporation, LG, Olympus, Scania, Shin-Etsu, Stryker, Tencent, Xiaomi. Oppositions for Oppo (public knowledge); strawman on EPO opposition against Sanofi over pharma ingredient; strawman on EPO opposition over CRISPR/Cas patents.

    Locations

    Munich

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  • Zimmermann & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    24 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for ABB, Applied Materials, Bombardier, Covidian, GE Wind, Hyperconnect, Medtronic, Winterstein, Wonderland. Oppositions for US corporation over wind energy technology (all public knowledge)

    Locations

    Munich, Bamberg, Berlin

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  • Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner

    Firm Analysis

    Recommended fields of expertise

    Recommended individuals

    Practice strength

    23 patent attorneys

    Significant clients

    Patent filing for Astellas, Baidu, Biofrontera, BioNTech, Genzyme, Gilead, Immatics, Kite Pharma, Sanofi-Aventis. Oppositions frequently for BioNTech and Sanofi-Aventis at EPO. BioNTech (claimant) against CureVac and Moderna in infringement proceedings over Covid-19 vaccines (all public knowledge).

    Locations

    Munich, Berlin