28. Apr 2021 | Awards

The Legal 500 - EMEA 2021: BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT awarded as Top Tier Firm

BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT has again been rated "Top Tier Firm" by "The Legal 500 - Europe, Middle East & Africa". Thus the firm's recognition on a national level is followed by an equally outstanding assessment in an international comparison. BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT was awarded in the four categories "Patent Litigation", "Patent Prosecution", "Trade Marks" and "Media: Entertainment". 

Thirteen patent attorneys and attorneys at law were singled out for special mention:
Dr. Carl-Richard Haarmann and Dr. Michael Rüberg (both for "Patent Litigation"), Dr. Markus Engelhard, Nils T. F. Schmid, Dr. Dennis Kretschmann, Dr. Daniel Herrmann, Dr. Karl-Heinz Metten and Prof. Dr Heinz Goddar (all for "Patent Prosecution"), Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt, Dr. Andreas Dustmann, Dr. Carl-Richard Haarmann, Dr. Martin Wirtz and Peter Gross (all for "Trade Marks") as well as Dr. Martin Schaefer for "Media". 

"BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT combines a very active patent application and portfolio management practice with a broad sector focus and an extensive advice spectrum, which includes patent law alongside utility model and employee invention law", is the reason given by The Legal 500 EMEA for the "Tier 1 Firm" rating for the "Patent Prosecution" area. The special expertise of the firm's internationally operating team lies in the fields of elecrotechnology, mechanical engineering, software and IT, physics and life sciences, including biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. 

BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT's "Trade Marks" team also received great recognition. It advises confidently on national and cross-border matters pertaining to portfolio management and development as well as challenging infringement proceedings. 

With regard to the category "Patent Litigation", The Legal 500 EMEA states that the firm has increased its clout in the market through personnel reinforcement. As a mixed patent law and attorney-at-law firm, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT can draw on a considerable pool of technical experts and cover a broad sector spectrum. 

In addition, the "renowned copyright lawyers" of the law firm for the area of "Media: Entertainment" around lawyer Dr. Martin Schaefer are praised. 

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 ranking for Germany can be viewed here.