Firm Overview: With over 50 years of experience in Germany and on an international level,Uexküll & Stolberg is a firm of 17 patent attorneys admitted to practice before the European Patent Office (EPO), the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO),German Federal Patent Court and the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM), and two attorneys-at-law specialised in trademark services. Founded in 1958, the firm today employs over 40 full-time staff at its offices in Hamburg and Munich.
Main Areas of Practice: The firm offers a full range of legal services in intellectual property matters including patent, utility model, trademark and industrial design prosecution before German and European Authorities. A particularly important aspect of the firm's business is conducting patent opposition proceedings before the EPO and nullity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court. The practice also possesses extensive experience in representing clients in German patent infringement cases, as well as in the coordination of international patent infringement cases. Other services include infringement and validity opinions and consultancy in licensing matters. Chemistry, biotechnology, information technology, electronics, automotive and aviation are technical areas in which the firm is particularly active. Trademark infringement, including customs seizure as well as unfair competition cases are handled by the firm's experienced attorneysat- law.
Clients: Uexküll & Stolberg represents a number of major US firms, mainly in the areas of chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals as well as local firms in Germany. Clients include Exxon Mobil, Colgate Palmolive, Johnson & Johnson, Ivoclar, Black & Decker, Pfizer, Amgen, Merck, Monsanto Asics, WR Grace, Sealed Air, Airbus. The firm further represents a wide variety of SMEs, start-up corporations and Universities.
Areas of PracticeIntellectual Property
Industrial Designs & Licences