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Hogan Lovells

Intellectual Property

7 ranked lawyersBand 1GermanyEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Hogan Lovells is an acclaimed market leader in intellectual property, advising on high-profile patent, trade mark and unfair competition issues. The law firm acts on global infringement proceedings and brand name disputes, additionally managing trade mark and brand portfolios. It also handles copyright disputes and unfair competition claims, including preliminary injunction proceedings. Hogan Lovells often acts on patent infringement cases, including defending clients against non-practising entities. The team is popular with clients from the technology, telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries.

Strengths

The intellectual property team at Hogan Lovells is praised for its tenacity by a market commentator who says: "They fight with everything they have and it is impressive."

"All of the Hogan Lovells lawyers provide excellent advice in a timely manner and I am pleased to work with them," confirms a client who goes on to praise the firm's  "solid and consistent value-for-money service."

Work highlights

Acted for Daimler on patent infringement proceedings and legal validity parallel proceedings against IP Bridge relating to telecommunication patents.

Notable practitioners

Andreas Bothe is widely recognised for his longstanding experience in trade mark matters. He is regularly involved in cross-border mandates, acting in 3D and colour trade mark disputes as well as trade name infringement proceedings. A client describes him as "a real litigator who can see the outcome and is very impressive and experienced."

Andreas von Falck is a highly acclaimed patent litigator with extensive experience in pan-European disputes, including patent right enforcement proceedings and nullity actions. An impressed source says that he is extraordinary in court, adding that "he is extremely strong in preparing submissions."

Erhard Keller is a highly regarded figure in the market who receives plaudits by interviewees for being "versatile in what he does and very strong in details." His distinguished practice covers trade secret and domain infringement claims, as well as product imitation disputes.

Leopold von Gerlach offers experience in trade mark litigation gained from representing clients in disputes relating to counterfeits, parallel imports and unfair competition.

Martin Fähndrich regularly handles patent infringement and validity proceedings. He has notable expertise in the technology and telecommunication sectors, acting for German and US-based clients.

Steffen Steininger predominately acts on patent litigations, including infringement and validity proceedings as well as SEP disputes. He offers experience in patents from the technology, renewable energy and automotive sectors. One client says: "Steffen is a strong IP lawyer who is responsive to client concerns and happy to partner with his clients to deliver creative solutions to challenging problems."

Yvonne Draheim joins the rankings following extensive market recognition for her work in trade mark and unfair competition law. Her client list includes high-profile international as well as domestic companies from the fashion, life science and chemical industries.

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Intellectual Property

Hogan Lovells

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Location

Alstertor 21

Hamburg

Hamburg

Germany

20095

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Germany

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Andreas von Falck
Band 1
Martin Fähndrich
Band 3
Steffen Steininger
Band 5

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition


Andreas Bothe
Band 2
Erhard Keller
Band 2
Leopold von Gerlach
Band 5

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