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BARDEHLE PAGENBERG

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Broad-based IP practice with thriving teams in both the patent and trade mark arenas. Regularly handles large-scale patent and utility model infringements, and validity and opposition proceedings, particularly for clients from the TMT, healthcare and engineering industries. Assists clients with patent prosecution and opposition at both German and European levels. Also covers contentious trade mark and unfair competition matters, as well as trade mark prosecution for clients from the food and drink industry. Advises on domain name matters and protected designations of origin. Expertise also encompasses design rights and design filing strategy.

Strengths

Clients say: "Their service is simply excellent. They are highly professional, quick, always very detailed and go the extra mile."

Another client describes the team: "It is a full-service IP boutique, offering a unique set of technical and legal competencies. Its services could be described as professional, complete, efficient and adaptive to clients' needs."

Work highlights

Acted for Amgen in multi-jurisdictional pharmaceutical patent litigation against Sanofi, including preliminary and main proceedings for a compulsory licence against the competitor.

Notable practitioners

Claus Eckhartt regularly represents clients in trade mark prosecution cases and in opposition proceedings. He regularly advises companies in the food and beverage sector but serves clientele from a broad range of other industries.

Hans Wegner is a well-known patent attorney. He possesses experience in opposition proceedings for international clients.

Johannes Heselberger is a prominent patent litigator who assists with patent licensing, nullity and infringements for clients in the technology, engineering and pharmaceutical sectors. A client says that he "does an excellent job."

Johannes Lang focuses on sophisticated opposition and nullity proceedings for clients in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Lang is also a qualified patent attorney in France.

Peter Chrocziel is a notable name in patent litigation. He frequently advises on infringement and licensing cases. He is particularly active for clients in the technology and automotive industries. One interviewee describes him as "one of the smartest people in the market."

Tilman Müller-Stoy frequently handles high-profile patent litigation including infringement cases and nullity proceedings. His clients hail from a broad roster of industries including pharmaceutical, manufacturing and technology companies.

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Overview

BARDEHLE PAGENBERG provides its clients with excellent services in all fields of Intellectual Property – from the first idea through to the launch, exploitation, enforcement and strategic management, particularly in the legal areas of patent law, trademark & design law, unfair competition law, antitrust law  as well as licensing & technology transfer

Thanks to its vast experience in various industries, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG covers a very broad spectrum of services. The IP firm is well-known for its expertise in the automotive industry, telecommunications, software and electronics. Moreover, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG focuses on technical sectors such as mechanical engineering or medical devices as well as on sports equipment and the pharmaceutical sector.

With more than 40 years of experience in the IP world, a considerable international clientele and over 240 specialists, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG is able to simultaneously conduct numerous major infringement, opposition, and nullity proceedings.

In addition to its core business, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG also has its own IT department providing its clients with useful legal tech services. Thanks to its in-house language service team, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG is able to offer high-quality translation and interpretation services to its clients. Notably, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG even has a graphic designer in its team, not only helping our clients in preparing adequate representations for design filings, but also for illustration purposes in litigation proceedings.

Members

Heselberger, Johannes

Karl, Christof

Kaufmann, Tobias

Kutschke, Philipe

Lang, Johannes

Mader, Joachim

Intellectual Property

BARDEHLE PAGENBERG

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Location

Prinzregentenplatz 7

Munich

Bavaria

Germany

81675

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Germany

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Johannes Heselberger
Band 2
Peter Chrocziel
Band 4
Tilman Müller-Stoy
Band 2

Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution


Hans Wegner
Band 4
Johannes Lang
Band 5

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition


Claus Eckhartt
Band 5