9 Nov 2017 | News

Very good ratings for BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in the new JUVE Manual 2017/18.

The firm also managed to retain its very good rankings from previous years in the current edition of the JUVE Manual of Corporate Law Firms 2017/18. In total, 16 patent attorneys and lawyers were listed specially this year.

In the "Patent Law - Patent Registrations" category, the firm takes pole position. In "Patent Processes - Patent Lawyers", the firm is placed in the second category of the named law firms. In "Patent Processes / Lawyers", it ranks in 4th position this year too. JUVE states here: “In Patent Law, B&B is one of the leading law firms. B&B actively leads proceedings with its mixed team.” Prof Dr Heinz Goddar (Physics) and Dr Jan B. Krauß (Pharmaceuticals) were again given special mention as patent attorneys with recommended technical focus. The following patent attorneys were very often recommended: Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar, Dr. Jan B. Krauß, Christian Appelt, Dr. Stefan Schohe, Dr. Markus Engelhard, Dr. Karl-Heinz Metten.

In the category "Trade Mark and Design Law", the firm remains in 3rd place this year. “Rivals regularly attest B&B, which is recommended in trade mark and competition law, a large presence in proceedings,  in particular when compared to other mixed firms. Alongside its excellent relations to international clients (especially in the US), B&B is also well established among German medium-sized companies.”, JUVE notes. Often recommended in this category were: Dr. Volker Schmitz-Fohrmann, Wilhelm Stahlberg, Dr. Martin Wirtz, and Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt.

BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT took 4th place in "Contract and Copyright Law" this year. “The practice in Media Law surrounding Dr. Martin Schaefer stands for comprehensive expertise in Copyright Law. Its synergies to the renowned practice for Trade Mark and Competition law are used skillfully by the firm. An extraordinary broad network of various renowned film studios - in particular also in the US - has for years placed its trust in its special expertise, which also includes issues of Internet Piracy.”, JUVE notes. Dr Martin Schaefer is often recommended in this category. Rankings are based on research carried out by the JUVE team, assessment of questionnaires, interviews with competitors, clients as well as further relevant industry sources.