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Boehmert & Boehmert

PETTENKOFERSTRASSE 22, 80336 MUNICH, GERMANY
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Work +49 89 55 96 80
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Fax +49 89 55 96 85 090
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Alicante, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bremen, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and 5 more

Germany: Intellectual property

Patent litigation
Patent litigation - ranked: tier 4

Boehmert & Boehmert

Boehmert & Boehmert continues to expand its litigation practice and was able to gain new clients from the US and Asia. The team is led by two experienced patent attorneys, practice heads Carl-Richard Haarmann and Michael Rüberg, who thanks to the mixed structure of the firm, which consists of patent attorneys and attorneys at law, have internal access to a broad spectrum of technical expertise. Highlights included Rüberg’s representation of Aeritas in several proceedings against numerous airlines around patents in the mobile boarding area and Haarmann’s advice to JVC Kenwood against established manufacturers of DVD players. New clients include Lohmann & Rauscher and Nazdaar. Shanghai North Glass and Solvay are also among its clients.

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Patent prosecution
Patent prosecution - ranked: tier 1

Boehmert & Boehmert

Boehmert & Boehmert has secured its reputation as one of the firms most active in patent filing with the European patent registration practice accounting for the majority of the team’s workload, followed by PCT-applications and the registration of German patents. A recent highlight is the firm’s advice to Intel on the registration of domestic and European patents; Heinz Goddar, Christian Appelt and Stefan Schohe were the key contacts. Biochemistry expert Markus Engelhard represented Novo Nordisk in EPO opposition proceedings concerning insulin pens and also acted for Samsung Bioepis in several opposition proceedings in the biosimilar field. Mechanical engineering expert Nils Schmid is also recommended and David Kuttenkeuler was promoted to partner. Other clients include Microsoft, Beauty Union Global and Shanghai North Glass.

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Trade marks and unfair competition
Trade marks and unfair competition - ranked: tier 1

Boehmert & Boehmert

At Boehmert & Boehmert, a ‘professional’ team ‘belonging to the top-segment’ of IP lawyers provides ‘an excellent service level’ with ‘profound personal bonds with the client’. The IP boutique is known for its expertise in strategic advice, both in the context of trade mark and design law, but also has strength in contentious matters. The ‘very competent’ and ‘efficient’ Rudolf Böckenholt advised cigar and cigarillo company Arnold André on the complete overhaul of its market presence in terms of trade mark, competition and tobacco law. Jan Bernd Nordemann represented the federal association of German insurance brokers Bundesverband Deutscher Versicherungskaufleute in landmark proceedings concerning reporting and advisory requirements of comparison portals. A highlight in the parallel import sector was the representation of Jack Daniel’s Properties in an action and injunction procedure against a parallel importer of collector’s editions. Christian Czychowski, Carl-Richard Haarmann, Malte Nentwig, Axel Nordemann and Volker Schmitz-Fohrmann are also key contacts.

Next generation lawyers

Rudolf Böckenholt - Boehmert & Boehmert

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Germany: Media

Entertainment
Entertainment - ranked: tier 3

Boehmert & Boehmert

Copyright disputes - ranked: tier 1

Boehmert & Boehmert

Copyright law remains the main focus of Boehmert & Boehmert’s media law practice. The team also has relevant expertise in data protection, IT and licensing law. It advises companies in the internet, film, music, book and magazine industries. Recent highlights include the successful representation, led by Jan Bernd Nordemann, of film company Constantin in landmark proceedings against Vodafone regarding the granting of access to the disputed streaming portal Kinox.to. Christian Czychowski is the key contact for data protection matters, while Martin Schaefer is noted for his copyright expertise in the music, architecture, games and software sectors. Anke Nordemann-Schiffel advises scientific publishers on copyright matters and represents clients in cross-border disputes.

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