German patent law firm Köllner & Partner affiliates with Dennemeyer & Associates

Published on: 01 October 2013

Effective October 1st, the international IP law firm Dennemeyer & Associates opens a new office in Frankfurt a. Main (Germany), adding an important local presence and a reliable partner to the eight local offices in Luxembourg (HQ), Munich, Chicago, Warsaw, Brasov, Melbourne, Tokyo and Dubai.

International law firm Dennemeyer & Associates today announced the take-over of patent law firm Köllner & Partner in Frankfurt. Dennemeyer & Associates will herewith establish another German law firm office in Frankfurt, in addition to the office in Munich.

Located in the city centre of Frankfurt a. Main, the new office provides patent, design and trademark filing and prosecution services, as well as patent litigation services. A special emphasis will be placed on a new service for foreign filing of patents, as well as on patent valuation and monetization.

The new office will be headed by Dr. Malte Köllner, founder and former managing partner of Köllner & Partner. Qualified as a German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Trademark and Design Attorney, Dr. Köllner holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry and a diploma in Physics from the University of Heidelberg. His areas of expertise include physics, physical chemistry, optics, lasers, biotechnology, medical devices and software. With a vast experience in the field of intellectual property, Dr. Köllner furthermore acts as the editor-in-chief of the well-known German journal for patent law “Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte” and is lecturer at various conferences and universities. His notable achievements in the IP area have for several years in succession, listed him as one of the World’s Leading Lawyers and IP Strategists, while Köllner & Partner was named “IP Due Diligence Law Firm of the year” and “Patent Valuation Firm of the Year”. This adds to Dennemeyer & Associates’ reputation as top-tier patent prosecution law firm, continuously ranked first in the “Patent Survey” of the “Managing IP” Magazine.

Dr. Fichter, Director of Dennemeyer & Associates commented: “With the rapid growth in patent and trademark registrations over the last years, the creation of a second German office in Frankfurt adds additional advantages to our German-speaking and European partners. This underlines our commitment to growing our legal practice and serving our local clients in Frankfurt and the nearby area, by offering dedicated prosecution and litigation support and enhanced client attention. We welcome Dr. Köllner and his team in Frankfurt into our Dennemeyer & Associates international team and are ready to exceed all our clients’ expectations. We are looking forward to an exciting future and aim to continue to enhance our team with the best attorneys and variety of our services.”

“Frankfurt is a great location for us to grow and expand our business. The new office allows us to build the market, promote the Dennemeyer brand values, such as quality, flexibility, reasonable fees and constant client orientation, and provide German clients with a new level of support that we are known for in the global market.” added Dennemeyer Group’s CEO, Dr. Reinhold Nowak.

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