What the team is known for
Premier global player in the IP sector. Hogan Lovells has outstanding IP practices across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, with market-leading teams in Japan, Russia, Italy and Germany. The firm offers:
• Market-leading knowledge on patent infringement and related litigation, with notable expertise in SEP cases.
• Experience handling global trade mark prosecution and enforcement matters.
• Expertise in IP transfers and domain name disputes.
• Representation of multinational clients in the food and beverage, technology and consumer goods industries.
Garners accolades from sources, who appreciate that "the cross-functional teams from various legal areas cover many aspects required in IP litigation and IP transactions," and emphasise: "Hogan Lovells has many international locations and can easily provide cross-border support."
Commentators say Hogan Lovells "has good integration between teams and they can provide information on a worldwide scale," as well as admiring the firm for "having buddy law firms to produce a unified report covering all jurisdictions."
Burkhart Goebel splits his time between Madrid and Hamburg and leads the firm's global IP practice. Washington, DC-based Celine Jimenez Crowson heads the firm's Americas practice. Helen Xia is based in Beijing and heads the Asia-Pacific practice and Dusseldorf-based Miriam Gundt leads the European practice.