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Bardehle Pagenberg
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Prinzregentenplatz 7
Munich 81675
49 89 928 05 0

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IP practitioners with technical Expertise.

BARDEHLE PAGENBERG combines the expertise of attorneys-at-law and patent attorneys. Selected teams of legally and technically qualified professionals provide top services tailored to the specific needs of the client.

As one of the largest IP firms in Europe with offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG advises in all fields of Intellectual Property, including all procedures before the patent and trademark offices as well as litigation before the Courts through all instances. Being a European law firm with a global reach, our vast experience in conducting and coordinating multinational litigation is an enormous advantage for our clients.

We offer strategic and business-oriented advice.

Our advice focuses on our clients’ business success, whether this involves developing global enforcement strategies or creating a powerful intellectual property Portfolio.

We are part of an international Network.

A European law firm with a global reach: our vast experience in conducting and coordinating multinational litigation is an enormous advantage for our clients. For many years, we have created a large and sustainable network with many renowned IP law firms throughout the world.

We are experienced and professional, have the ideal size, and we are truly inter-personal.

With over 40 years’ experience in the IP world, a considerable international clientele and over 160 specialists, we are able to conduct numerous major infringement, opposition and nullity proceedings simultaneously. Our highly attuned teams of patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law have formed a long-term partnership with our clients and are on personal, and frequently even cordial, terms with them.



Patent Litigation | Oppositions and Nullity | Licensing & Technology Transfer | Patent Prosecution | Rei vindicatio | Employee Inventions | Unfair Competition Law | Trademarks | Designs | Copyright | Domain Names | Patent Valuation | Due Diligence


Telecommunications | Software, IT- & Computer Technology | Sports | Medical Devices | Electrical Engineering | Automotive | Mechanical Engineering | Chemistry, Pharma & Life Sciences | Physics | Semiconductor Technology | FoodFashion



Johannes Heselberger
Managing Partner
Johannes Lang
Co-Managing Partner

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Intellectual Property Law in Germany (2020)


  • "Firm of the Year for Copyright/Design" 2019 in Germany - awarded by Managing IP
  • Impact Case of the Year "Nintendo v BigBen" - awarded by Managing IP
  • International "Law Firm of the Year" 2020 for Intellectual Property Law - named by Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt
  • One of "Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms 2019" – recognised by FINANCIAL TIMES, published in partnership with Statista
  • International "Law Firm of the Year" 2016 for Intellectual Property Law - named by Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt
  • "Germany Trade Mark Firm of the Year" 2019 - honored by Managing IP
  • "TOP-KANZLEI Patentrecht 2018" - awarded by WirtschaftsWoche


Gabriela Tröger
Marketing & PR
+49 89 928050

"Law Firm of the Year"

Bardehle Pagenberg's international team of patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law know how to successfully enforce your industrial property claims. They scrupulously and tenaciously get to the bottom of matters, breaking complex cases down in a clear and comprehensible manner, while continuing to bear our clients’ goals in mind. That’s how they find crucial, convincing arguments. And they do so with passion and a fighting spirit — this is their key to success. Their professional expertise is also highly regarded among German and international professional organizations, at international conventions, and as consultants for the German Federal Government and for patent and trademark offices.
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Intellectual Property Law
Bardehle Pagenberg has been named Germany's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” in Intellectual Property Law.  Best Lawyers' CEO Phillip Greer interviewed Johannes Heselberger to discuss the firm's success over the past year.  Read more in "This German Firm Protects Their Clients in the Face of Emerging Technologies."

Firm Practice Areas

  • Automotive Law
  • Biotechnology Law and Life Sciences Practice
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Copyright
  • Design Trademarks
  • Employee Benefits Law
  • Energy Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Litigation
  • Partnership
  • Patent
  • Patent And Trademark
  • Patent Attorney
  • Patents & Trademarks
  • Pharmaceuticals Law
  • Retail Law
  • Sports Law
  • Technology Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Trademark

Office Locations



Paris, France

SO Square Opéra

5 rue Boudreau

Paris 75009


33 1 53 05 15 00

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Düsseldorf, Germany

Breite Straße 27

Düsseldorf 40213


49 211 478 13 0

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Munich, Germany

Prinzregentenplatz 7

Munich 81675


49 89 928 05 0

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Verona, Italy

Circonvallazione Raggio di Sole, 9

Verona 37122


39 45 92 30 18 5

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Barcelona, Spain

Avenida Diagonal 420, 1º1ª

Barcelona 08037


34 93 4 57 61 94

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