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Vossius & Partner Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte mbB

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Well-reputed IP firm that houses extensive patent prosecution and litigation expertise. Regularly represents notable clients from the life sciences, food and beverage and technology industries and has a number of clients from East Asia. Assists with patent applications and patent portfolio management. Represents companies in opposition proceedings and nullity actions as well as patent infringement proceedings. Acts on FRAND and standard-essential patent issues.

Notable practitioners

Elard Freiherr Schenck zu Schweinsberg specialises in patent prosecution for clients from the mechanical engineering sphere. He has additional expertise regarding opposition and nullity proceedings.

Hans-Rainer Jaenichen frequently assists clients in the pharmaceutical sector with prosecutions and opposition proceedings. Sources register his presence in the biotechnology sphere.

Kai Rüting routinely handles European patent disputes running alongside parallel US proceedings. He acts for international clients from the telecommunications and life sciences sectors. One interviewee states: "He has a good sense of how American clients think about things. The German system can be very different to the US, but he has a very good way to make the German system fit with the US client's strategy. He is very creative."

Wolfgang von Meibom has longstanding expertise in patent disputes and is also adept at advising on strategic issues.

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Overview

VOSSIUS & PARTNER is a partnership of patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law with offices in Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin and Basel. Established in Munich in 1961, it is today one of Europe’s leading IP firms with clients from all over the world.

The firm focuses on high-end advice for innovative companies concerning all questions associated with the protection and the enforcement of intellectual property rights. The firm’s areas of expertise comprise all IP fields (patents, trademarks, copyrights, design rights, SPCs etc.), as well as licensing, competition law, pharmaceutical law (e.g., approvals), media law, IT law, data protection and food law. Due to a global network of colleagues abroad, particularly in the USA, Asia and Europe, VOSSIUS & PARTNER advises and attends also for international protective rights.

As a full-service intellectual property law firm, VOSSIUS & PARTNER offers their clients the technological and scientific know-how of experienced patent attorneys in combination with the knowledge and competence of highly specialized attorneys-at-law.

The areas of expertise of VOSSIUS & PARTNER extend to the entire range of sciences and technology: the firm represents inventions from all fields of chemistry and pharmacology, biology and biotechnology, physics, electrical engineering and information technology, as well as mechanical engineering.

Intellectual Property

Vossius & Partner Patentanwälte Rechtsanwälte mbB

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Location

Siebertstrasse 3

Munich

Bavaria

Germany

81675

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Germany

Intellectual Property


Kai Rüting
Foreign expert for USA

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Wolfgang von Meibom
Senior Statespeople

Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution


Elard Freiherr Schenck zu Schweinsberg
Band 5
Hans-Rainer Jaenichen
Band 1