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Dr Axel Neidlein joins Maiwald as partner for IP advisory

Maiwald strengthens its IP Advisory practice with Dr Axel Neidlein. The experienced industry expert joins as a partner from Cohausz & Florack.

Axel Neidlein advises clients mainly from the sectors of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, medical devices and software from strategy development through the design of prototypes to the launch of their products. He has a particular focus on the protection of digital business models, value-added chains and solutions for industry 4.0, internet of things (IoT) and digital transformation.

In addition to his qualification as a patent attorney, Axel Neidlein has extensive expertise in strategic consulting. He was a partner with Arthur D. Little and Executive Partner with Accenture in charge of strategy, technology, innovation and growth both in Germany and throughout Europe.

"With Axel Neidlein we win an experienced expert, who, based on his previous work as a business consultant, will further develop our advisory regarding the protection of innovations both technically and value-oriented. This combined approach will allow our clients to increase the value of their patent portfolios", says Maiwald partner Dr Martin Huenges. " Axel Neidlein will enrich our practice and give it new impetus."