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

Aug 19, 2021

Patent: Ineffective Enforcement of an Interim Injunction - Requirements for a Bank Guarantee as Security

by Dr Christian Meyer In the underlying case, the injunction plaintiff first obtained a temporary injunction for patent infringement against the...

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Maiwald Blog

Aug 3, 2021

Granting of Payback Points as an Inadmissible Advertising Gift

by Dr Christian Meyer In the case at issue, the plaintiff, an association legally entitled to bring an action, sought an injunction under Paragraphs...

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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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