Maiwald – Intellectual Property

Helping you shape the future.


How we support you:


We help you to protect and defend your intellectual property; we have special expertise in managing global patent portfolios.


We represent you in infringement proceedings as well as invalidity proceedings of intellectual property rights.


We support you in negotiating contracts and accompany M&A transactions with a focus on questions relating to intellectual property.


We advise you on filing strategies and evaluate freedom-to-operate and validity questions.

Practice Areas


Maiwald Blog

Jan 19, 2021

Financial Support for SMEs Applying for Trademarks or Designs

by Susanna Heurung SMEs can apply for a 50% subsidy on the official fees of a trademark or design application in Germany or Europe in 2021. The Europ...

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Jan 18, 2021

The Legal 500 Germany 2021

16 Maiwald lawyers are included in this year's edition of The Legal 500 Germany. The firm continues to be ranked among the leading firms for patent...

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Dec 17, 2020

Information on the Current Status of the Patent and Trademark Offices

IP Office Operative Status Exceptional Measures Official Communication  On Site Online Extension of Terms  ...

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Firm of the year 2018
IP Stars 2020
Chambers 2020
Legal 500 2021
Juve Patent 2020
iam patent 1000 2020
iam strategy 300 2019
WWL Germany 2020