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2017 Ranking of the Top IP Firms in Germany - Trademark prosecution

Intellectual property consulting
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  • Gordian Hasselblatt
  • Martin Viefhues, Nils Weber
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CUTTING-EDGE BOUTIQUE
Firm

Harmsen Utescher

Leaders

Till Lampel, Christoph Schumann and Martin Kefferpütz

Team

Till Lampe

Since

1895

Track record : The firm has recently conducted a number of international trademark clearings for a leading Northern European energy group, and represented Rausch Chocolade in their trademark portfolio takeover. New clients in trademark matters include PSA Peugeot Citroen, Shell Deutschland Oil and the World Triathlon Corporation.
Differentiation : Based in Hamburg, Harmsen Utescher is renowned for its highquality consulting and litigation services in all areas of IP and has one of the largest trademark prosecution teams in Germany. As a dedicated IP boutique covering all industry sectors, it is able to flexibly react to clients’ demands in a pragmatic and commercially reasonable way. 
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GERMAN ROOTS, INTERNATIONAL NETWORK
Firm

TAYLOR WESSING

Leader

Olaf Gillert and Thomas Raab

Team

Olaf Gillert

Since

1873

Track record : Taylor Wessing continues to advise top-class clients on portfolio management and unfair competition, including American Airlines, Nike and Dallmayr. It recently defended Continental in an opposition brought by Michelin to the EU trademark application for X-KING, and also advised HPE on its entry into the EU market and protection of its new IP portfolio
Differentiation : With the dual advantage of strong German heritage and international positioning, the firm is highly engaged in cross-border work. Head of the German and international trademarks and designs practice, Olaf Gillert focuses on trademark management including strategic advice, IP audits, administration of highvalue portfolios, litigation and licensing.
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Here is the latest issue of Leaders League's ranking of the best IP firms in trademark prosecution in Germany. Leaders League is an independent business media company and rating agency. Our rankings are established after examining careful market analyses and audit reports.

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