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Global Guide 2023
Germany Intellectual Property
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Band 2

3 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Rospatt Osten Pross

THE SPIRIT OF IP

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Those who work with us experience wit as the fountain of our ideas, beyond established paths, soul as the shelter of our knowledge and the experience of a firm with a more than 70 years’ tradition, energy as the mainspring to expedite the matter of our clients.

The protection of intellectual property safeguards and promotes innovation and entrepreneurial achievement. For more than 70 years rospatt osten pross has been active exclusively in this specialized area of business law. We secure our clients’ entrepreneurial base by defending and enforcing their protected rights and shielding them against the attacks of competitors.

In patent law the German courts – especially those in Düsseldorf and Mannheim – traditionally lead the pack in Europe, hearing several hundred infringement cases a year. Also in trademark law, design protection, copyright law and antitrust law their centralized jurisdiction ensures decisions of the highest quality.

The clientele of rospatt osten pross is international. Our clients value our independence and our detailed knowledge of current legal developments both within Germany and abroad. Our daily business is dealing with scientific and technical matters, pursuing legally complex trademark strategies, and steeping ourselves in the unique aspects of a design.

Chambers Review

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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation - Germany
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Rospatt Osten Pross regularly represents defendants in patent infringement cases. The well-regarded IP boutique handles high-profile proceedings for a roster of prestigious clients from the technology, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. The law firm is regularly instructed by international companies to act on enforcement actions against non-practising entities and generic competitors. It also assists clients with standard-essential patent cases and utility model infringement cases.

Work Highlights

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  • Rospatt Osten Pross successfully defended Samsung in patent infringement litigation related to telecommunications standards.

Strengths

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Notable Practitioners

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Maximilian von Rospatt
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Band 1

Maximilian von Rospatt offers a wealth of experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including infringement, nullity and enforcement proceedings. He specialises in cases involving the life sciences and technology sectors.

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Thomas Musmann
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Band 2

Thomas Musmann is an established figure in the German IP market, offering clients support with patent infringement cases before German and European courts. His strength lies in disputes involving the life sciences sector.

"He is a creative thinker."

"He is very efficient and brings results."

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Henrik Timmann
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Band 3

Henrik Timmann assists clients with utility model and patent infringements, as well as nullity actions. He also advises on non-contentious SEP and FRAND questions.

"He does an excellent job. The subject is very complex and technical, but he does it fantastically."

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Germany

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation

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Maximilian von Rospatt
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Band 1
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Thomas Musmann
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Band 2
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Henrik Timmann
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Band 3

Members

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André Sabellek

Hetti Hilge

Jan-Kristian Kritzler

Markus Lenßen

Melanie Strobel

Miriam Büttner

Rüdiger Pansch

Sebastian Vautz

Simon Klopschinski

Stephan von Petersdorff-Campen