Legal500: Grünecker is one of the top law firms for patent prosecution and patent litigation

by Grünecker | 22. February 2024 | News, Rankings

In the new Legal500 ranking, Grünecker has once again been recognised with a Tier 1 ranking for patent prosecution. The firm was also awarded another Tier 2 ranking in the area of patent litigation: patent lawyers. In the category patent litigation: solicitors, Grünecker was listed in Tier 3.

“Grünecker has one of the most active filing practices in the market and is also involved in numerous opposition and appeal proceedings,” notes the Legal500 editorial team. According to the editorial team, this combination and broad range of practice areas makes Grünecker “one of the leading mixed law firms in patent law”. Clients recognise the team for its “professional services of highest quality” and particularly appreciate the employees, who are “experienced, practical, uncomplicated and entertaining personalities.” One client states: “Grünecker, the best European IP law firm I have ever worked with. First class experience, great results, wonderful attorneys and staff and practical billing.”

In the area of patent law: applications and official proceedings, Martin Dropmann, Reinhard Knauer, André Nickel, Jens Koch, Andreas Kayser, Christian Meisinger, Moritz Höffe, Dietmar Kuhl and Jens Hammer are among the main attorneys.

In the field of patent litigation, the firm covers a wide range of specialisations at “technical level, including telecommunications, medical technology and life sciences.” The team, led by a trio consisting of “telecommunications and life sciences specialist Bernd Allekotte, Ulrich Blumenröder, who specialises in IT, medical devices, mechanical engineering and electronics, and Sebastian Ochs, who focuses on electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and medical technology”, also has “expertise in the field of standard-essential patents (SEP)”. Clients rate the team as “highly communicative and highly competent” and emphasise that the team is “always ready to help and works together perfectly within the firm to find the best possible solution for the client.”

The full rankings can be found here.

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