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Rospatt Osten Pross

Work +49 211 5772 450
Fax +49 211 5772 4555
Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Mannheim

Germany: Intellectual property

Patent litigation
Patent litigation - ranked: tier 2

Rospatt Osten Pross

Rospatt Osten Pross is considered one of the ‘leading firms in patent litigation’ and impresses with ‘a very high-service level’. The team’s versatile expertise is not only reflected in its client portfolio, which includes CSL Behring, Siemens and Samsung Electronics among others, but also in recent highlight matters: Thomas Musmann, who is known for his ‘professionalism and very good goal orientation’, defended BP in infringement proceedings brought by Swedish Biofuels concerning patents on ES and E10 fuel mixtures and the ‘creative’ Max von Rospatt represented Illumina in several proceedings in the area of non-invasive prenatal trisonomy diagnostics. Henrik Timmann acted for Rhodia Chimie in proceedings brought against Neo Chemicals concerning three patents on catalysing raw materials. Hetti Hilge is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Max von Rospatt - Rospatt Osten Pross

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Trade marks and unfair competition
Trade marks and unfair competition - ranked: tier 4

Rospatt Osten Pross

Design law - ranked: tier 1

Rospatt Osten Pross

Rospatt Osten Pross’s ‘impressive expertise’ results in ‘highly competent advice from the entire team’. The spectrum of services range from trade mark disputes to numerous design and competition law proceedings and the firm also has experience in the prosecution area. Rüdiger Pansch, ‘whose impressive market knowledge’ and ‘innovative suggestions’ stand out, represented Ferrari in multiple infringement and opposition proceedings about the rights to the famous Testarossa trade mark, and Thonet sought Stephan von Petersdorff-Campen’s expertise for the copyright protection of the so-called Freischwinger (free-swinging) chair. The firm also acted for Marjo Leder & Tracht in registration and infringement procedures concerning the question of distinctiveness and use of fun and statement signs as a trade mark. The client portfolio also includes Schneider Electric, Almirall and Lock & Lock.

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