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          Intellectual Property Litigation

          To achieve an advantage in an increasingly competitive global marketplace requires creativity and innovation secured through strategic and robust enforcement of intellectual property rights.

          Our highly-regarded team of industry-recognised experts advises on disputes and litigation involving all intellectual property rights.  

          Acting for household names, as well as fast-growth start-ups and disruptors, our genuine sector expertise sets us apart.

          Recent work includes advising on claims involving:

          Patent infringement, entitlement and validity
          Copycat packaging, new product development and design right
          Trade mark infringement, passing off and copyright infringement
          Cyber threats, including phishing, website cloning and fraud
          Reputation management and social media
          Sponsorship, naming rights and ambush marketing
          Supply chain and parallel importing
          Comparative advertising

          Ed Meikle

          • Partner // Head of Retail Group

          Eimear Collins

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Dublin)

          Michael Falter

          • Partner // Managing Partner (Germany)

          Oliver Bolthausen, LLM (USA), FCIArb (UK)

          • Partner // Executive Partner (Munich) // Global Head of International Arbitration & Disputes

          Klaus Brisch, LL.M. (USA)

          • Partner // Certified Information Technology Attorney // Global Head of Technology

          Claudia Rehse

          • Senior Associate

          Marco Müller-ter Jung, LL.M. (Informationsrecht)

          • Partner // Certified Information Technology Attorney

          Dr Dietmar Althaus

          • Senior Associate
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