JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms 2021/22: BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT among the best again
In the newly published “JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien” (JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms), BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is once again honoured in the legal fields of „Marken- und Designrecht“ (Trademark and Design Law), „Wettbewerbsrecht“ (Competition Law), “Patentrecht” (Patent Law) and for the first time again in the category „Medien: Vertrags- und Urheberrecht“ (Media: Contract and Copyright Law).
According to the JUVE jury, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT, as a large mixed law firm, has a traditional strength in formal trademark law and looks after large portfolios in this area. And further: BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is known in the market for its excellent contacts to international IP law firms, and at the same time the firm is continually developing relationships with German companies.
JUVE sees a particular advantage of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in the well-coordinated team of trade mark, design and competition attorneys and patent attorneys. This strength is even more apparent after the personnel changes of the previous year.
Dr. Volker Schmitz-Fohrmann, Dr. Martin Wirtz, Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt (“competent trade mark lawyer”, “assertive, also in negotiations, pleasant to deal with”) and Dr. Carl-Richard Haarmann, Dr. Eckhard Ratjen (“a magician who always finds a way in strategic trade mark management”) and Peter Gross (“committed trade mark lawyer with a feel for the case”, “can argue to the knife, but is personally very pleasant“) are individually highlighted for the area of trade mark and design law.
In the category “Media: Contract and Copyright Law”, the JUVE jury praises BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT’s in-depth knowledge of copyright law, which the firm has closely linked with its trademark and IP practice for many years. In particular, the renowned Dr. Martin Schaefer is available for copyright advice. He shows his skill in political and strategic issues. Public broadcasters and music publishers have also relied on this for many years, regularly also in contentious cases. According to the JUVE jury, several large, also international music labels rely on the team in Berlin in music litigation on the access provider’s “Stoererhaftung” (Breach of Duty of Care).
In the previously published ranking of “JUVE Patent Germany 2021”, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is described as one of Germany’s market leaders for patent filing and is recommended for the areas of “Patent Filing”, “Litigation: Patent Attorneys” and “Litigation: Lawyers”.
The IP firm enjoys the trust of clients in a wide array of technical fields, increasingly also from Chinese companies, JUVE praises. Large companies rely on the team’s IT expertise and its deep roots in the pharma and biotech sector.
The JUVE Manual Corporate Law Firms is geared towards decision-makers in companies, corporate lawyers and attorneys. The ratings are based on research of the editors, ratings submitted through questionnaires for individual legal fields, interviews with rivals, clients as well as the editing staff’s own knowledge of the sector.