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MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH, ELISENSTRASSE 3, 80335 MÜNCHEN, GERMANY
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Work +49 89 74 72 66 0
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Fax +49 89 77 64 24
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Dusseldorf, Munich

Germany: Intellectual property

Patent litigation
Patent litigation - ranked: tier 4

MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH

MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBHnot only thinks in terms of clauses, but at the same time keeps an eye on economic aspects’. The ‘excellent service’ and ‘pragmatic advice’ also contribute to the firm’s strong reputation, as does its ‘outstanding industry expertise’ with ‘a deep focus on the pharmaceutical and life sciences area’. With the arrival of compliance and competition expert Elke Wurster from SLP Anwaltskanzlei in May 2018, the practice was strengthened in particular at the intersection between antitrust and patent law. The ‘brilliant’ Marco Stief ‘gives excellent strategic advice’, ‘often finds creative solutions for complex IP issues’ and is ‘totally convincing at court’. Together with patent attorney Dirk Bühler, he represented Dr. Reddy’s against multiple established pharmaceutical companies, including Gilead, Novartis and AstraZeneca, in infringement proceedings concerning various medication. The client portfolio also includes AqVida, Fresenius Kabi, Mylan, Mundipharma and Roche Diagnostic.

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Patent prosecution
Patent prosecution - ranked: tier 2

MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH

MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH’s ‘powerful team consisting of patent attorneys, attorneys at law and technical experts’ combines ‘prompt work’ and ‘very deep technical and industry expertise’. The firm’s strength in opposition proceedings was evident in its successful representation of the Trustees of Princeton University and the University of Southern California before the Enlarged Board of Appeal at the EPO regarding the applicability of the general testing standards on patent claims which contain undisclosed disclaimers. The client portfolio includes numerous companies in the biology, chemistry and pharmaceutical sector, such as Alere Technologies, Takeda and Mundipharma, but also includes Intel and Valmet. Two key figures of the practice are Dirk Bühler and Eva Ehlich, who are based in Munich. However, the firm also has an office in Düsseldorf. The team was strengthened by the arrival of Axel Neidlein, who joined from Cohausz & Florack in August 2017, and was further bolstered by the partner promotions of Andrea Lasar and Stefanie Parchmann in January 2018 and of Simon Lud in July 2018.

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