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Extensive network of offices across Europe, with acclaimed IP practices in Germany, Hungary and the UK. Also a recognised market presence in Spain and Portugal, as well as Austria and Poland. Handles multi-jurisdictional trade mark and patent infringement litigation, often involving coordination with branches across Europe. Recommended for anti-counterfeiting and piracy matters, as well as due diligence exercises and managing global portfolios. Acts for a range of clients from the technology, life sciences and consumer goods sectors.
A client endorses the firm's pragmatic approach, stating: "They have a very good understanding of the interests of our company. They think very commercially and we can work towards a solution together."
A client reports: "CMS is a large firm but is highly efficient and manages to maintain close and personal relationships with its clients."
Acted for Johnson & Johnson on design law and unfair competition law infringement matters against Fengh Medical concerning the production of medical devices.
Cologne-based Carsten Menebröcker and London-based Tom Scourfield head the firm's international IP group.