Bardehle Pagenberg



BARDEHLE PAGENBERG combines the expertise of attorneys at law and patent attorneys. Selected teams of legally and technically qualified professionals provide top-quality services tailored to the specific needs of clients.

As one of the largest IP firms in Europe, with offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG advises clients in all fields of intellectual property, including in all types of procedure before the patent and trademark offices, as well as litigation before the courts through all instances.

At home in Europe
BARDEHLE PAGENBERG is based in five locations across four European countries. The offices are located in the vicinities of the patent and trademark offices or the relevant courts, allowing us to represent clients effectively in the field of IP law right where it matters.

IP practitioners with technical expertise
Our international team of patent attorneys and attorneys at law know how to enforce industrial property claims successfully. We get to the bottom of matters, breaking complex cases down in a clear and comprehensible manner while continuing to bear our clients’ goals in mind. In this way, we find crucial, convincing arguments with passion and a fighting spirit; this is our key to success.

Our professional expertise is also highly regarded among German and international professional organisations, at international conventions and as consultants for the German federal government and patent and trademark offices. They are frequent speakers at international IP events and regularly publish books and articles on all aspects of intellectual property. In addition, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG offers the IP Academy to practitioners for companies and law firms, candidates and legal clerks.

IP competency and sector-specific knowledge
BARDEHLE PAGENBERG offers expertise in all areas of industrial property law, including patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, licensing and technology transfer, employee inventions, unfair competition law and domain names. Our extensive experience covers a wide range of sectors from telecommunications, electrical engineering and electronics, mechanical engineering, automotive, medical technology, chemistry, software and semiconductor technology to sport, food and fashion.

Strategic and business-oriented advice
Our advice focuses on our clients’ business success, whether this involves developing global enforcement strategies in defending against attacks by third parties or creating IP portfolios.

Part of an international network
A European law firm with a global reach: our vast experience in conducting and coordinating multinational litigation is a significant advantage for our clients.

Over many years, we have created a large and sustainable network with various renowned IP law firms throughout the world.

BARDEHLE PAGENBERG partners with Yusarn Audrey as one of the first specialist IP law firms in Singapore and the surrounding region. This strategic partnership makes BARDEHLE PAGENBERG one of the first German IP law firms to focus on advising and providing contacts in the area of technology transfer in Asia. BARDEHLE PAGENBERG and Yusarn Audrey aim to support projects relating to technology licensing, cooperation, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Experienced, professional, ideally sized and truly inter-personal
With over 40 years’ experience in the IP world, a considerable international clientele and over 160 specialists, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG can conduct numerous major infringement, opposition and nullity proceedings simultaneously.

Our highly attuned teams of patent attorneys and attorneys at law have formed a long-term partnership with our clients and are on personal, and frequently even cordial, terms with them.

Highly regarded worldwide
BARDEHLE PAGENBERG and its lawyers regularly rank at the top of the most relevant IP publications.

Network Memberships:
GRUR, LES, LESI, VPP, FICPI, EPI, AIPPI, INTA, IPO, American Bar Association, German Patent Lawyers Bar, MARQUES, PTMG, EPLIT, VDI, DPG, Trademarks Commission of UNION-IP, ECTA, Círculo de Directivos de Habla Alemana, DIJV, AIJA

Last updated 7th March 2019

Key Sector Expertise:

  • Automotive
  • Construction & Materials
  • Engineering
  • Electronics & Semiconductors
  • Entertainment
  • Publishing & Media
  • Fashion & Luxury Goods
  • Food & Beverage
  • ICT & Software
  • Life Sciences & Chemistry
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Optics & Photonics
  • Robotics & Nanotechnology
  • Telecommunication
  • Pharmaceuticals