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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Gassauer-Fleissner

Gassauer-Fleissner is well known for its ‘excellent capabilities’ in contentious and non-contentious IP work. In litigation, the team excels in patent and trade mark litigation, including unfair competition cases, copyright and design litigation. The client portfolio includes key names from the pharmaceuticals, IT and telecoms industries, as well as the automotive and aeronautics sectors. Christian Gassauer-Fleissner, who also acts as an arbitrator, and Dominik Göbel are highly recommended.

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