Patent and Utility Model Law

We’re focused on your invention!

Patent law is a particularly difficult and sensitive legal matter. Applying the wrong strategy for protection or filing insufficient patent applications can endanger the secure protection of your intellectual property. Trust in the patent experts of HERTIN & Partner.

Patent law is one of the core areas our law firm focuses on. Here, a competent team of patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law supports you in the international protection of your invention while cooperating with a worldwide network of reliable cooperation partners.

Our services in the area of patent law

Amongst other things, our services comprise:

  • Evaluation of your idea in view of possible patent or trademark protection
  • Development of a protection strategy that takes into consideration the economic concerns of your company
  • National and international application of patents or trademarks
  • Maintenance of your patent portfolio
  • Defense of your patents and trademarks against legal actions by third parties
  • Enforcement of your patent against infringements by third parties in all official or legal proceedings or in line with confiscation by customs

In addition, you can count on us in all matters regarding your invention and patents. Our attorneys-at-law and patent attorneys prepare

  • Freedom to operate analyses and other patent-related expert opinions
  • Licensing agreements, cooperation agreements, research and development agreements
  • Patent or patent portfolio evaluations

… and much more

We also represent both employers and employees in all matters relating to employee invention law.

Testimonials regarding HERTIN & Partner‘s patent law team

"The 'dedicated and motivated' … patent law team of HERTIN & Partner is highly specialized in life sciences, is expanding the area of medical technology, and has niche expertise in the protection of new therapy treatments."

"Clients value the 'very harmonious and targeted cooperation' with 'a high degree of efficiency,' and the 'great value for money'." The Legal 500 – Germany 2014

Contact persons at HERTIN & Partner

Our patent and utility model team comprises European Patent Attorney Dr. Luke Buchanan and German and European Patent Attorneys Dr. Sven Lange, Dr. Tobias Boeckh and Julia Becker.