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 23, 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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Maiwald Blog

Jun 17, 2020

Evidence of genuine use use in the EU - affidavit worthless without further proof

by Susanna Heurung  The European Court has confirmed that an affidavit from the managing director of the EU mark owner alone is not sufficient to...

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Jun 16, 2020

IAM Patent 1000 2020

Building on our success in recent years, we are proud to have seven featured partners in this year’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent...

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