Intellectual property law since 1924

Intellectual property law since 1924

Intellectual property law since 1924

Intellectual property law since 1924

Intellectual property law since 1924

Innovate fearlessly, protect seamlessly

Taking care of your intellectual property is what we do best.

We were founded in 1924, driven by a passion for intellectual property. Since then, we have developed into one of Europe’s largest one-stop intellectual property law firms for the creation, worldwide prosecution and successful enforcement of patents, trademarks, unfair competition claims and designs. Our success is reflected in continuous top rankings in the field – built on decades of experience and specialization.

Areas of law

We are the partner at your side for comprehensive protection of your IP in all its facets, applying our extensive expertise in virtually every IP area to defend your rights against imitators and competitors alike.

Technical fields

The basis for protection is understanding. We have specialists in almost every conceivable field of technology who understand your innovation in the necessary depth.

Team

Our interdisciplinary team of over 150 patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law combines technical expertise with legal acumen to provide you with customized counsel in all areas of intellectual property.

Trademark Firm of the Year

for Europe, Managing IP Awards 2024

Gold Tier ranking

for the firm as well as three gold tier and three bronze tier rankings for individuals, Managing IP Awards 2024

Tier 1 for Patent Prosecution

and Tier 2 for Patent Litigation: Patent Lawyers,
The Legal500 2024

Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year

for Europe and Germany, Managing IP Awards 2023

Tier 1 for Patent Prosecution

and Tier 2 for Patent Disputes, IP Stars 2023

Work with us!

Are you interested in new, extraordinary perspectives and a highly motivated team of appreciative colleagues? Talented lawyers and patent engineers (m/f/d), committed members of our specialist departments, clerks and assistants (m/f/d) will find exciting and varied tasks with us. Reach out if you are a good fit for us. We look forward to hearing from you!

Insights

European Patent Office: Fee Changes 2024

As of April 1, 2024, the European Patent Office (EPO) will again increase its fees. As published recently, the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation has decided to amend the...

Grünecker receives Tier 1 ranking for trademarks

Grünecker has once again been honoured by the Legal500 editorial team as one of Germany's leading law firms for trademarks. In the category unfair competition the firm was ranked in Tier 2. In...