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Christian Stoll

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Intellectual Property

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Christian Stoll focuses on patent and trademark law, technology transfer and licensing law. His work includes representing clients in IP infringement proceedings concerning patents, know-how, trademarks and designs as well as in licensing matters before all German courts, the German Patent Office, the European Patent Office and the Federal Patent Court. He frequently advises on and negotiates IP license agreements, research and development agreements, IP contracts in connection with commercial transactions, technology transfer agreements and co-operation agreements. His practice also includes legal and IP strategic advice relative to the development and market introduction of new products, including freedom-to-operate analyses and the acquisition and structuring of the necessary licenses.


Germany: Intellectual property

Patent litigation

Within: Patent litigation

Hogan Lovells International LLP further bolstered its practice in 2018 with the partner promotions of Henrik Lehment and Benjamin Schröer and the promotion of Marcus Schönknecht to counsel. Recent highlights attest to the team’s strength in the telecoms, pharmaceutical and medical technology, automotive and consumer goods sectors. Practice head Andreas von Falck led the coordination of the Europe-wide enforcement of patents for Hoffmann-La Roche, including representation in patent infringement proceedings. In the telecoms industry, Schröer acted for intervening party Google in patent infringement proceedings related to to the alleged infringement of two patents by three network operators, and represented the client in parallel opposition and nullity proceedings at the EPO and Federal Patent Court. Christian Stoll led a team representing Dell as defendant in proceedings against Sisvel due to the alleged infringement of three standard patents in MP2 and MP3 technology; besides patent infringement crucial issues also concerned the right to institute proceedings, the application of FRAND requirements and the limitation of damage claims. Other clients include Olaplex, Nikon and Medinol. Key figures in the practice also include Martin Fähndrich, who is qualified as both an attorney at law and an engineer, Miriam Gundt, Alexander Klicznik, who is qualified as a patent attorney and an attorney at law, Clemens Plassmann and Steffen Steininger. Anna-Katharina Friese was promoted to counsel at the start of 2019.

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