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Germany: Intellectual property

Patent prosecution
Patent prosecution - ranked: tier 3

Zimmermann & Partner Patentanwälte mbB

Patent attorney firm Zimmermann & Partner Patentanwälte mbB has broad expertise and a top-class clientbase, which includes several large US companies. The team handles traditional prosecution advice, where it is notably active for Applied Materials in an impressive volume of application procedures, the firm also regularly handles opposition procedures. Another significant field of activity is the team’s collaboration with law firms in nullity proceedings, such as cooperating with Hoyng Rokh Monegier in defending Samsung Electronics at the German Federal Patent Office and the EPO against France Brevets. Practice heads Frank Steinbach, Benedikt Neuburger, Gerd Zimmermann and Joel Nägerl and also Dominique Gobert make up the core of the team. Other clients include Infineon, Nippon Steel Sumitomo Metal and Quark Pharmaceuticals.

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