Maiwald – Intellectual Property

Helping you shape the future.

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Our success is built on individual consultation and acting with foresight. You can trust our highly professional team of patent attorneys and lawyers who are experienced specialists in all aspects of intellectual property law.

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We help you protect and safeguard your intellectual property. We have a particular expertise in coordinating and managing global patent portfolios.

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We provide support and advice in disputes concerning validity of intellectual property rights and on infringement issues.

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We advise on filing strategies and evaluate freedom-to-operate questions as well as validity of IP rights.

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We support and guide you through contract negotiations and M&A transactions from a patent law perspective.

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24 Feb 2023

Chambers Global Guide Rankings 2023

We are proud to share that Chambers & Partners has ranked Maiwald in their 2023 edition for Patent Prosecution (Band 2). Chambers point out that "Maiwald has a broad-based...

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22 Feb 2023

FCJ: Current decisions on the cease-and-desist declaration according to “Hamburger Brauch” (“Hamburg custom”) – Part 1

In its ruling of October 27, 2022 (Case No. I ZR 141/21), the German Federal Court of Justice (FCJ) made it clear that the regular limitation period in a clai...

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