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Germany: Intellectual property

Patent litigation
Patent litigation - ranked: tier 2

Krieger Mes & Graf v. der Groeben

The Düsseldorf-based IP experts at Krieger Mes & Graf v. der Groeben traditionally belong to the top ports of call for patent infringement proceedings in Germany. Electronic engineering expert Axel Verhauwen, whose expertise encompasses standard-essential patents in the areas of digital technology and telecoms, has an excellent reputation in the market. The team covers a broad spectrum of technical areas, also including work in the chemistry, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and mechanical engineering fields. At the start of 2018, the practice was successful in defending Saint-Gobain in patent infringement proceedings pertaining to three patents in a dispute with 3M concerning mixing cups for industrial spray guns; the case was heard before the Higher Court in Düsseldorf.

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Axel Verhauwen - Krieger Mes & Graf v. der Groeben

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