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



Jun 18, 2021

Financial Times: Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2021

Maiwald is honoured to be listed again by the Financial Times as one of the leading IP law firms in Europe. The report lists the most important...

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Jun 14, 2021

Seminar series: Maiwald's World of Intellectual Property

Starting from 22nd of June 2021, we would like to invite you to our seminar series "Maiwald's World of Intellectual Property". Our attorneys will...

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Maiwald Blog

Jun 14, 2021

Despite Criticism: German Bundestag Votes for Introduction of Proportionality Test in Patent Law

by Dr Christian Meyer In the night from 10 to 11 June 2021, the German Bundestag voted in the 2nd/3rd reading in favour of the Federal Government's...

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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