Maikowski & Ninnemann is a Patent Attorney Law Firm with offices in Berlin, Munich, Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main.
Our work covers all core areas of intellectual property rights such as prosecution, litigation and defence of patents, utility models, trademarks and design rights as well as counselling on inventions, trademarks, designs, know-how and licenses. The center of our strategic thinking and work for the last 40 years has been to personally take care of our clients' interests. Whether your company is large or small, you will find a permanent and personal counsel — that is the basis for an individual, trusting relationship that is fundamental to our success together.
VOSSIUS is one of Europe's leading intellectual property firms, serving an international clientele. Its 55 patent attorneys and European Patent Attorneys as well as 26 attorneys-at-law work every day to place their in-depth knowledge of science and law at our clients' service.
We specialize in intellectual property, and that makes us uniquely efficient. Our interdisciplinary teams of experienced patent attorneys and highly specialized attorneys-at-law combine in-depth scientific and technical expertise with excellent legal know-how thus ensuring the best possible advice and comprehensive protection for innovations in all phases of prosecution and litigation.
Our clients include large and mid-sized companies in Germany and abroad, academic and scientific institutions, as well as start-ups. The decades of expertise our firm has amassed allows us to provide high-end advice for innovative companies in all questions relating to intellectual property. Providing consistently high-quality advice is of utmost importance to us and we do it based on more than 50 years of experience and expertise.
Pinsent Masons' international IP team comprises over 80 IP specialists globally, delivering award-winning, multi-disciplinary expertise through a range of technical backgrounds (some to PhD) and experience drawn from industry.
At the heart of our practice are long term relationships with many world leading businesses across a range of industry sectors, including: life sciences, technology, energy, financial services, sport, retail and leisure. With a shared passion for innovation, and belief that diversity of thought results in better solutions for business, together we harness IP law to drive positive change, access new markets and disrupt the status quo.
Our IP advisory team advises on rights and commercialisation strategies, cutting edge collaborations and IP rich cross-border transactions that redefine the commercial landscape. More than just applying lawyers to solve legal problems, we deploy a range of professional disciplines, enabled by process and technology and informed by data. Not only does this empower us to develop solutions and ensure successful outcomes for our clients, it enables us to do so more efficiently and cost effectively.
Our peerless IP disputes team deploys litigation as a strategic tool to help businesses achieve their business goals, rather than simply navigating risk. Working as a seamless extension of in-house legal and management teams, we're focussed on positive outcomes, whether that is achieving market access for a new product or service, or retaining competitive advantage against those ready to challenge them.
We have a reputation for taking on the most difficult cases and winning them, often making new law in the process. We regularly act in the highest profile IP litigations before the EPO and EUIPO as well as the national courts and registries. Our success rate is second to none.
Recent IP awards include:
Winner UK (England & Wales) Contentious Patent Law Firm of the Year (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Winner Impact Case of the Year - Actavis v ICOS (tadalafil) (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted European Contentious Patents Firm of the Year (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted UK Practitioner of the Year - Charlotte Weekes (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted UK (Scotland) IP Transactions (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted UK (Scotland) Contentious Patents (Managing IP Awards 2020)
Shortlisted TMT Team of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2020)
Winner Legal Strategy of the Year (Global Generics & Biosimilars Awards 2019)
Winner Impact Case of the Year Award (Managing IP Awards 2019)
Winner TMT and Life Sciences Team of the Year (British Legal Awards 2019)
Shortlisted TMT Team of the Year (Legal Business Awards 2019)
Winner Patent Litigation Firm of the Year (Corporate International Magazine's Award 2019)
Winner International Global Business Award 2019
Winner IP or IT team of the Year (Lawyer Awards 2018)
Winner Client Choice Award for Patent Litigation (Clare Tunstall) 2018
Winner TMT Team of the Year (British Legal Awards 2017)
D Young & Co is a leading top-tier European intellectual property firm, dedicated to protecting and enforcing IP rights. We have been applying our world-class expertise to take ideas, products and services further since 1891.
We offer the broadest, highest quality and most cost-efficient IP service possible.
We bring together the specialist services of trade mark and patent attorneys with intellectual property solicitors, providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all IP and related issues. By collaborating and pooling our knowledge, we can be more innovative and responsive, as well as pass on significant cost savings to our clients. And, as the market gets increasingly complex, we’re continually evolving and growing our capabilities.
Our diverse, international client base spans all industry sectors including academic institutions, blue-chip and global organisations, research institutes, start-ups and SMEs.
Our team of over 200 people, including over 60 qualified attorneys and solicitors, is based in London, Munich and Southampton. Together, we’re committed to giving you the most insightful, innovative and commercially-relevant IP advice. Whatever your invention, technology or brand, we are committed to providing only the best IP advice available.
We are pleased to be one of the few IP firms to be ranked ‘top tier’ by all the major UK legal directories (IP STARS, Chambers UK, IAM Patent 1000, The Legal 500 and World Trademark Review 1000).