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Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Strong focus on matters in the technology and telecommunications industries. Expertise extends to the field of life sciences and in particular the medical devices sector. Adept at advising on patent enforcement matters. Has additional capabilities in relation to patent opposition cases and portfolio management matters.

Notable practitioners

David Molnia debuts in the rankings this year following praise for his profile and level of activity. He is co-founder of the firm and is qualified in Germany and the USA.

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Overview

Managing Partners: Dr H Ulrich Dörries, David Molnia, Sandra Pohlman, Dr Elisabeth Greiner, Dr Michael Eder, Philipp Nordmeyer, Oliver Schulz, Dr Dominik Ho, René Okoampah, Ortrun Günzel 

Firm Overview:

Winner of the Managing IP Award "Patent Contentious Firm of the Year"

df-mp is one of the leading patent law firms in the German and European market and is involved in highly regarded proceedings in the technology sector.  The multi award-winning firm represents national and international companies in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, physics, medical devices, mechanical and electrical engineering,  offering advice on all issues arising with respect to patent procurement and enforcement proceedings.

Areas of Practice:

Patent Litigation & Prosecution:

dfmp enjoys an outstanding reputation for pharma and mobile communications cases and has been involved in many high-profile international patent litigation proceedings.  In the pharmaceutical sector the firm advises originator manufacturers, but is increasingly advising on the opposing side. In addition, the firm has an active, growing prosecution department. 

Trademarks & Designs:

df-mp has a notable trademarks and designs practice and also advises on licensing, contractual matters and on transactions and assisting clients in monetising their intellectual properties. 

Key Clients:

France Brevet, Conversant, Nokia, FIPA, IPCOM, Unwired Planet, Frauenhofer Gesellschaft, OneBut- ton, Hexal, Biogen, Amgen, Teva, Lonza


Intellectual Property

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Location

Fünf Höfe

Theatinerstraße 16

(Entrance Salvatorstraße)

Munich

Bavaria

Germany

80333

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Germany

Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution


David Molnia
Band 5