The Legal500: Grünecker again receives Tier 1 ranking for patent prosecution and trademarks

by Grünecker | 16. February 2023 | News, Rankings

Grünecker was again recognised as one of Germany’s leading law firms for patent prosecution and trademark law. Moreover, Grünecker improved from a Tier 3 ranking to a Tier 2 ranking in the areas of patent attorneys: patent litigation and competition law. In the area of solicitors: litigation the firm was ranked in Tier 3.

“Grünecker is one of the leading firms in terms of patent application filing in Germany and Europe and has many years of experience in opposition and appeal proceedings in Germany and Europe,” notes the editorial team. In addition, Grünecker is described as a team with “an above-average range of technical expertise” that not only covers mechanical engineering, information technology, telecommunication and software but also electrical engineering, physics and life sciences.

In the area of trademark law, the Legal500 editors praise the firm’s “full-service trademark advice, ranging from portfolio management and applying for trademarks to coordination of EU-wide disputes.” Further, the “profound experience in border seizures, cancellation proceedings and opposition proceedings” is emphasised. In addition to the entire team, Maximilian Kinkeldey was also singled out as a “leading individual.”

In the area of patent attorneys: filing and prosecution, Dietmar Kuhl, Thomas Schuster, Dr. Peter Miltényi, Dr. Moritz Höffe, Reinhard Knauer, André Nickel, Dr. Jens Hammer, Dr. Anton Pfau, Jens Koch, Dr. Steven Zeman, Felix Kahr, Dr. Thomas Kronberger, Dr. Alexander Stumvoll and Dr. Markus Grammel are recommended.

In the area of patent attorneys: litigation, Dr. Moritz Höffe, Thomas Schuster, Dr. Martin Dropmann, Dr. Udo Weigelt, Christian Meisinger and Jens Koch are recommended.

In the area of solicitors: litigation, Dr. Bernd Allekotte, Dr. Ulrich Blumenröder and Sebastian Ochs are recommended.

In the area of trademark law, Anja Franke, Dr. Holger Gauss, Prof. Dr. Maximilian Kinkeldey, Dr. Nicolás Schmitz, Philipp Strommer, Cornelia Schmitt, Jennifer Rosenhäger and Sebastian Clotten are recommended.

Clients describe Grünecker as a “very experienced team of excellent solicitors with a lot of commitment and client orientation.”

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