The patent attorneys’ firm of Maiwald has put part of its Munich office space at the disposal of the organisation “Münchner Freiwillige – Wir helfen e.V.” to use as a contact point for refugees fleeing Ukraine. From rooms in Elisenhof, located very close to Munich’s central station, the association is helping to link up refugees with ordinary citizens willing to provide accommodation to refugees in their homes.
Thanks to the open-hearted response of the people of Munich, the organisers have already succeeded in placing a large number of the refugees in private homes.
After registering via the website www.muenchner-freiwillige.de, volunteers can get involved in the work of the organisation in its current location in Prielmayerstrasse 1.
People who are willing and able to offer accommodation to refugees can also do so via the organisation’s website under the following link: Sie haben eine temporäre Unterkunft für Ukraine-Flüchtlinge?
Accommodation for more than 7 people is especially welcome. Anyone who can offer such accommodation can contact us at the following e-mail address: Ukraine.soz@München.de
Maiwald is a leading law firm in the field of intellectual property rights. With approximately 240 employees in Munich and Düsseldorf, Maiwald comprehensively supports companies in securing, defending and enforcing their intellectual property rights. Clients include start-ups, small and medium-sized enterprises and industrial groups in a wide range of industries. Approximately 80 patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law work internationally for clients in the fields of pharmaceuticals & biotechnology, organic chemistry & polymers, inorganic chemistry & building materials, food & agriculture, electrical engineering & mechanical engineering, communication & information technology, mobility & energy, displays & light, measuring & process engineering as well as medical technology & imaging. Maiwald advises and represents clients with regard to patents & utility models, supplementary protection certificates, trademarks & designs, copyright law, competition & antitrust law, compliance, contract law, employee invention law, pharmaceutical law, data protection and plant variety protection. The magazine Managing Intellectual Property named Maiwald “European SPC/Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year 2021”, “European Cross-Border Patent Litigation Team of the Year 2021” and “German Impact Case of the Year 2021”.