Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition - Germany
What the team is known for
Grünecker stands out as an extremely well-resourced IP firm with a first-rate reputation for patent prosecution. It also represents clients from the technology and life sciences sectors in patent infringement cases. The law firm's scope of expertise also extends to soft IP, representing clients in trade mark infringement disputes. It further assists clients with counterfeiting issues, also advising on unfair competition matters, design enforcement and injunction proceedings. Grünecker is particularly popular with clients from the TMT, manufacturing and fashion sectors.
The "creative and thoughtful"Maximilian Kinkeldey receives praise for his ability to handle cross-border mandates. His expertise covers trade mark infringement as well as opposition proceedings for prominent international and domestic brands.
Described as a "very experienced lawyer"Thomas Schuster comes highly recommended for his patent prosecution expertise. He regularly represents clients in applications and opposition proceedings.
Holger Gauss handles a broad range of trade mark issues such as free-riding issues, counterfeiting matters and design infringement cases including injunction proceedings. He is often instructed by clients from the biotechnology and consumer goods sectors.
Market sources attest that Heike Vogelsang-Wenke is "very impressive and well known in the biotechnology area." She offers experience in patent prosecution matters.