karo IP


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Partner: Matthias Rößler
Partner: Justus Kreuels

Quick facts:

Firm - Year of Establishment: 2018
Number of Partners: 2
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 14
Languages Spoken at the Firm: German, English, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese
Network Memberships: AIPPI, AIPLA, ECTA, FICPI, GRUR, LES

karo IP, headquartered in Düsseldorf, covers the full range of IP services and bundles technical and scientific knowhow in all issues related to intellectual property rights. The karo IP team has been successfully working together for 20 years. The well experienced German and European patent attorneys cover all fields of technology with a special focus on engineering, software, electronics, physics, and medical technology.

karo IP has profound knowledge in patent prosecution. The firm manages bilateral legal proceedings before patent offices and patent courts as well as multinational infringement matters in Europe. The patent attorneys are increasingly committed to the enforcement of IP rights in the field of mobile communications, Internet of Things (IoT), etc. in Germany.

The firm also gives attention to the rising demand of trademark and design matters, freedom-to-operate analyses, the development of patent strategies and the management of large patent portfolios. An increasing area is karo IP´s patent litigation work. The firm frequently participates in major patent disputes in Germany.

karo IPs clients range from large enterprises to renowned mid-sized companies and innovative start-ups, especially in the automotive and telecommunication sector with emphasis on futuristic technologies in these fields. Through many years of working for international clients, the patent attorneys understand complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings and are able to fulfil the needs of the clients – in Europe, Japan, China and the United States.

Key IP Areas
Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution

Key Sector Expertise
Automotive, Biotechnology, Computer technology & services, Electrical, Electronics, ICT & software, Mechanical, Medical device, Universities & research