Weickmann & Weickmann is one of the oldest and most well-known patent law firms in Germany. Since 1882 we have assisted our clients in all areas of intellectual and industrial property.
The company's team comprises 40 experts who are either registered patent attorneys or lawyers and approx. 100 specialized professionals who comprehensively manage the clients of the law firm worldwide in the area of industrial property law. Weickmann & Weickmann has acknowledged expertise and experience both in litigation and prosecution of patents in the areas of mechanics, electrotechnology and IT, chemistry and Life Sciences.
Weickmann & Weickmann's trademark department comprises a dozen of experts who are registered lawyers or patent attorneys, and approx. 40 specialized professionals who comprehensively manage the clients of the law firm worldwide in the area of trademark and design matters, including registration procedures and legal proceedings concerning trademarks and designs as well as competition law, domain law and copyright law. We assist our clients in combatting product piracy by regularly patrolling at trade fairs and exhibitions such as Ambiente and ISPO fairs.
We see our task as service providers for our clients thereby ensuring the best protection of their assets in the field of intellectual property on a national and international level and strengthening their market position and competitiveness.
We are a capable and highly motivated team with an expertise covering all technical and legal aspects of intellectual property. This allows us to apply a qualified and interdisciplinary approach to all relevant issues. Thus, we are in a position to quickly identify and resolve problems and to steadily provide our clients with a competent advice. Rankings by independent assessment bodies confirm the success our work system.
Our approach means that we feel responsible for all our clients' interests and that we do not lose sight of business considerations, either. Detailed strategic advice regarding the prospects and costs of any action to be taken, as well as means of achieving the desired goals in an efficient way are part of the services our clients can always rely on.
Bearing in mind our clients' interests in other countries, we maintain excellent contacts to renowned law firms in the field of intellectual property around the world. For many decades, this network of cooperation has proven highly successful and has been continuously developed and strengthened.
Our staff is our firm's greatest asset. Our team is very well trained and able to think independently and show initiative. We encourage and value employees' suggestions for improving the organisation of our firm. We are proud that a substantial number of our staff has been working for us for decades.
We also show commitment beyond our firm: we take responsibility, for example, on the board of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys, as tutors at lectures preparing candidates for the qualifying examination for European Patent Attorneys, as visiting professors at the University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) Peking, or on the board of the Christiane Herzog Stiftung für Mukoviszidose-Kranke (the Christiane Herzog Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis Patients)
Firm Practice Areas
- Intellectual Property Law
- Patent Attorney