Maiwald – Intellectual Property

Helping you shape the future.

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Our success is built on individual consultation and acting with foresight. You can trust our highly professional team of patent attorneys and lawyers who are experienced specialists in all aspects of intellectual property law.

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We help you protect and safeguard your intellectual property. We have a particular expertise in coordinating and managing global patent portfolios.

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We provide support and advice in disputes concerning validity of intellectual property rights and on infringement issues.

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We advise on filing strategies and evaluate freedom-to-operate questions as well as validity of IP rights.

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We support and guide you through contract negotiations and M&A transactions from a patent law perspective.

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24 Nov 2022

European Patent Office: Oral proceedings via video conference become standard

On 22 November 2022, a decision by the President of the European Patent Office (EPO) was issued that from January 1, 2023, onwards oral proceedings before the first instance (...

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15 Nov 2022

WirtschaftsWoche 2022: Top Law Firm and Top Attorney

We are very delighted that Maiwald has once again been awarded by WirtschaftsWoche as a "TOP Law Firm 2022" in the field of "Patent Law". In ...

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10 Nov 2022

IP Due Diligence und Pharma, |transkript 4-2022 im November – Spezial: “Patente / M&A / Lizenzierung”

Market leaders in the life sciences are interested in acquiring start-ups in order to acquire a new technology as soon as their investment risk can be better foreseen. In orde...

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