Dr. Markus Herzog

Press release

18.11.2019

WirtschaftsWoche/Financial Times: Weickmann & Weickmann Ranked as a Leading Law Firm for Patent Law in Germany and Europe

Düsseldorf/London/Munich, November 18, 2019: The Munich patent law firm Weickmann & Weickmann is one of the leading law firms for patent law in Germany according to research by the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche. The attorney team of the law firm was included in the list of the most renowned patent attorneys in Germany, and the entire partnership was honored as top law firm for patent law. The list of best attorneys for patent law and copyright was published in the edition of October 18, 2019 of the leading business magazine. Moreover, in July Weickmann & Weickmann was included in the list of “Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019” by the Financial Times. Weickmann & Weickmann was awarded for the special expertise in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

“We are very pleased to be honored as top law firm by WirtschaftsWoche and Financial Times. This is an excellent feedback from the market for our entire team. The application and enforcement of patents require proven expertise and experience. This award shows that we have gained an excellent reputation in particular in the fields of mechanics, electrical engineering, IT, chemistry and life science“, explains Dr. Markus Herzog, partner of Weickmann & Weickmann.

Handelsblatt Research Institute (HRI) drew up the ranking for the business magazine WirtschaftsWoche. For this ranking, 1,260 lawyers in 168 law firms were asked to appoint the most renowned experts from their point of view. A jury of experts selected the leading patent law firms and the most often recommended attorneys. This year’s jury for patent law consisted of: Dr. Dennis Amschewitz, company lawyer of Robert Bosch GmbH, Jochen Meyer, leader of the patent department and authorized officer of Vodafone GmbH, Dr. Claas Westermann, Head of M&A Legal of RWE AG, Dr. Stephan Wolke, CEO of thyssenkrupp Intellectual Property GmbH and Prof. Dr. Achim Schunder, leader of the Frankfurt branch office of the publishing company C.H. Beck.

The ranking of the Financial Times is based on a study of Statista, for which 7,500 patent lawyers in European law firms and 2.500 patent experts in the legal departments of international companies were interviewed. Based on the reviewed independent recommendations, 142 patent law firms were included in the list.

Contact person:

Dr. Markus Herzog, Partner
Weickmann & Weickmann, Patent- und Rechtsanwälte PartmbB, Munich
+49 (89) 455630 | E-Mail: mherzog@weickmann.de

Press contact:

Matthias Struwe
Eye Communications, Agency for Press and Public Relations
+49 (7 61) 137 62-21 | E-Mail: m.struwe@eyecommunications.de

About Weickmann & Weickmann

Weickmann & Weickmann is one of the oldest and most renowned patent law firms in Germany. A team of 40 experts consisting of patent attorneys and attorneys at law was well as approximately 100 specialized assistants serve the clients of the law firm worldwide and comprehensively in the field of industrial property. Weickmann & Weickmann has proven expertise and experience in the application and enforcement of patents in the fields of mechanics, electrical engineering/IT, chemistry and life science as well as in registration and litigation proceedings concerning trademarks, designs and copyrights.

More information about Weickmann & Weickmann at www.weickmann.de

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