Leaders League analysis
Meissner Bolte is a fully integrated IP law fi rm providing legal services in all areas of intellectual property. Filing more than 2,000 patent applications per year, and as one of the leading representatives for trademarks and designs at EUIPO, Meissner Bolte is one of the largest specialized IP boutique fi rms in Germany. Boasting nine offi ces throughout Germany and one office in the UK, our professionals combine close contact to clients with short lead times. With more than 60 patent attorneys and a total of over 300 employees, Meissner Bolte handles patent portfolios of all sizes. Small and medium-sized companies number amongst our long-standing clients, alongside multinational corporations.
Our 15-person strong team of attorneys at law works in close cooperation with our patent attorneys to resolve all patent disputes, making use of the full know-how and technical expertise available. Our attorneys are currently handling over 60 cases before all major patent courts, with our clients benefi tting from detailed knowledge of both the proceedings and judges at these courts. We further have an in-depth knowledge of German inspection proceedings, having successfully concluded more than 15 cases to date. Well-known “Of Counsel” support Meissner Bolte in patent litigation proceedings:
- Rainer Engels, presiding judge Federal Patents Court retired
- Dr Hans-Peter Felgenhauer, Member of the Technical Board of Appeal, EPO, retired
A highly specialized team of trademark attorneys support Dr Tobias Wuttke and Oliver Nilgen, in addition to the patent attorneys, providing comprehensive advice on all trademark and design law issues. Meissner Bolte’s UK offi ce, headed by Dr Andrew Parker, LL.M., with brand expert and attorney at law Jorandi Daneel as well as Samuel Giles, Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney, is rapidly expanding to meet our clients’ UK and international IP needs.
THROUGHOUT GERMANY AND IN THE UK
• HEBDEN BRIDGE (GB)
• SCHORNDORF (B. STUTTGART)