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- Germany: Intellectual property > Patent prosecution
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Germany: Intellectual property
Within Patent litigation, Hoffmann Eitle is a third tier firm,
Mainly known for its strong prosecution practice, Hoffmann Eitle also handles litigation. Through Niels Hölder, key specialisms are life sciences, notably pharmaceuticals and the growing area of medical devices; clients include Boehringer Ingelheim and GlaxoSmithKline. Japan is a regional focus and the team has Japanese speaker Dirk Schüßler-Langeheine, who acts for clients such as Toyota Industries, Panasonic and Seiko Epson. Several patent attorneys are also litigation-savvy, among them Matthias Kindler.
Within Patent prosecution, Hoffmann Eitle is a first tier firm,
Hoffmann Eitle’s ‘vast practice’ features over 60 patent attorneys focusing on the key areas of chemicals, biotechnology, mechanical and electrical engineering, and IT. A substantial part of the business comes from Japan, with key clients including Fujifilm, Mitsubishi and Fujitsu, next to US and Chinese clients. Matthias Kindler, Georg Siegert and ‘adept litigator’ Leo Polz are recommended.