The firm provides a comprehensive service in most technical fields as well as specialised expertise in computer technology, optics, telecommunications, biotechnology, medtech and other areas. It routinely offers professional advice on patent validity and infringement and can supervise both offensive and defensive litigation in the Patent Office and Patents County Court. We have close working relationships with the patents bar, with solicitors specialising in intellectual property and intellectual property professionals throughout the other countries of Europe.
The firm has extensive experience of representing clients at the European Patent Office, not only for the filing and prosecuting of patent applications but also in opposition and appeal proceedings for both domestic and overseas clients. Our Munich office enables our patent professionals to maintain regular contact with examiners at the European Patent Office by attending interviews, opposition proceedings and appeals.