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


Staff News

Jul 16, 2021

Maiwald appoints Dr Annelie Wünsche as partner

Maiwald, one of Germany’s leading IP law firms, has appointed Dr Annelie Wünsche as partner with effect from 1 June 2021. Annelie Wünsche studied...

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Maiwald Blog

Jul 13, 2021

Update on the Interpretation of the Medical Devices Regulation

by Dr Gisela Grabow A few days ago, the EMA published the document "Questions & Answers for applicants, marketing authorisation holders of medicinal...

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Jun 25, 2021

Handelsblatt: Best Lawyers 2021

This year, the US publication Best Lawyers recommended 15 Maiwald attorneys as the best in their field. The Best Lawyers Ranking was published in the...

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