14 Mar 2018 | News

WTR1000: Excellent ratings for BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT secure it 1st place

WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2018’ gives top marks for a total of seven lawyers at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT.

As regards the law firm itself, it says the following: “The impressive law firm Kanzlei BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT stands at the summit in terms of Intellectual Property.” BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT  is praised as a very well organised company which provides an extremely high level of service and always reacts quickly and reliably. For these reasons, the firm is ranked in 1st place and thus in 2018 too continues to head up the “Gold Level”.

Peter Gross, Dr. Volker Schmitz-Fohrmann, Dr. Florian Schwab, Dr. Ludwig Kouker, Prof. Dr. Jan Bernd Nordemann, Dr. Anke Nordemann-Schiffel and Prof. Dr. Axel Nordemann are each given individual mention: their work is praised as follows:

Peter Gross has inspiring experience and expertise in leading companies from the creation of their first trade mark rights to the conclusion of lucrative contracts. His colleague Dr. Volker Schmitz-Fohrmann combines “enormous theoretical knowledge” with a pragmatic approach. Dr. Florian Schwab is especially convincing as counsel in complicated objection proceedings before the EUIPO and DPMA.

Dr. Ludwig Kouker stands out for his negotiating skill, is a specialist in extra-judicial settlements and has comprehensive knowledge of competition law, whilst Prof. Dr. Jan Bernd Nordemann complements his trade mark practice with outstanding competence in copyright law.

Dr. Anke Nordemann-Schiffel shines with her astounding understanding of German and European trade mark law, including relevant procedural questions. “She is extremely competent in the coordination of cases combining various points of law - and is thus one of the most experienced litigators.”

Not least, Prof. Dr. Axel Nordemann also impresses: “He has a careful structured approach to things and always presents thoughts in a succinct and convincing manner.”

WTR 1000 each year lists the leading law firms and personalities in trade mark law in 70 countries.

The detailed entries can be found here.