29. Apr 2020 | Awards

The Legal 500 - EMEA 2020: BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT once again honoured as top tier law firm

While BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT has already been given an outstanding rating in the current edition of "The Legal 500 - Germany 2020", the law firm has now also been awarded the distinction of "Top Tier Firm" in an international comparison by "The Legal 500 - Europe, Middle East & Africa". The recognition concerns the three areas "Patent Litigation", "Patent Prosecution" and "Trade Marks". 

The following twelve BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT attorneys are recommended by name:
Dr. Carl-Richard Haarmann and Dr. Michael Rüberg (both for "Patent Litigation"); Dr. Markus Engelhard, Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Nils T. F. Schmid, Christian W. Appelt, Dr. Daniel Herrmann and Dr. Martin Erbacher (all for "Patent Prosecution") as well as Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt, Malte Nentwig, Dr. Volker Schmitz-Fohrmann and Dr. Martin Wirtz (all for "Trade Marks"). 

"BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT continues to be one of the most active patent application practices in Germany, not only before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) but also before the European Patent Office (EPA) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)", sums up The Legal 500 EMEA and honours this commitment with the rating "Tier 1 Firm". The particular strength of the geographically widespread firm lies in the biochemistry, mechanical engineering, pharmaceuticals, software and electrical engineering sectors. 

For the area of "Trade Marks", The Legal 500 EMEA emphasizes the firm's special competence in the strategic development and management of large trade mark portfolios both within Germany and internationally: " The team also receives demanding contentious instructions, which frequently go all the way to the Federal Court of Justice (BGH). Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt is particularly highlighted here as a partner of the next generation. 

The "Patent Litigation" team at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is also commended. It is increasingly gaining an independent profile and was able to expanded its international client portfolio, especially in the USA and Asia. 

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) offers its readers an annually updated evaluation of leading law firms and attorneys in the countries of the region by impartial third parties. The EMEA guide provides an overview of 88 countries with more than 2,700 law firms and their assessments. There is no fee for participation. The Legal 500 EMEA's team of experts compiles its evaluations and rankings purely on the basis of services rendered.

The full evaluation can be viewed here.