The new JUVE ranking attests that "Grünecker is positioned in the German market for patent disputes with a leading team of patent attorneys". The attorneys are also highlighted and praised for their "strong position especially regarding patents for mechanics, semiconductors and mobile communications."
According to JUVE, the firm "sets itself apart from competitors by appearing in proceedings with mixed teams" and covering a broad range of technologies. It is also involved in a large number of proceedings in German courts as well as UPC lawsuits.
The team expanded its presence in pharma and biotech litigation last year by advising a generic drug manufacturer on EPA appeals. It is also involved in a "sizeable number of disputes involving medical products".
Regarding the European setup, the firm notes that "Grünecker is involved in the German proceedings of various international patent disputes". In addition, the team "conducts many proceedings on its own for German companies strong in the technology sectors or companies from its international prosecution client list in Germany".
Clients and competitors often recommend the attorneys-at-law Bernd Allekotte (“outstanding judgment and presents complicated technical issues clearly and concisely”, client) and Ulrich Blumenröder. Moreover, patent attorneys Reinhard Knauer, Jens Hammer (“high quality in chemical and pharma patents combined with pragmatic advice”, competitor), Moritz Höffe, Jens Koch (“solid work, very sound technical expertise”, client) and Heike Vogelsang-Wenke are recommended.
Please click here to access the full ranking.