Grünecker occupies a strong position, also as the European market leader, observes the Juve Editorial Team in the 2017 manual. The technical know-how at Grünecker is unusually broad in comparison to other firms, as per Juve’s commendation. They consider that the patent team ranks among the leading experts. One of the assets of the litigation team is patents in the fields of electronics and mechanical engineering. Both clients and competitors frequently recommend Attorneys-at-Law Gerhard Barth, Dr. Ulrich Blumenröder and Dr. Bernd Allekotte, as well as Patent Attorneys Martin Aufenanger, Hans Hilgers, Reinhard Knauer, Thomas Schuster and Dr. Heike Vogelsang-Wenke. Juve sees the law firm among the top 10 law firms in patent litigation/patent attorney activities and the top 5 law firms in patent applications, in its ranking.