Bernd Allekotte

Partner at Grünecker Patent Attorneys and Attorneys-at-Law

Bernd Allekotte has been a partner at Grünecker since 2003 and is admitted to both the German and New York Bars. He obtained a JD from the Munich University School of Law in 1995 and an LLM from the Columbia University School of Law in 1996.

Dr Allekotte provides counsel in all fields of intellectual property, with a special focus on patent litigation. He has handled numerous patent infringement disputes for domestic and foreign clients. While he specialises in telecommunications and life sciences patents, Dr Allekotte has also extensive knowledge of IP-related EU and German antitrust issues. Over the past few years, he and his team have often been involved in complex cross-border cases, in particular in the automotive industry over connected cars patents. In addition to his legal work, Dr Allekotte regularly lectures and publishes on patent enforcement issues.

Grünecker was founded in 1924 and is among the largest IP law firms in Europe. The firm employs more than 100 attorneys and provides the full range of IP services in all technical and legal areas. The firm has its headquarters in Munich and branch offices in Berlin, Cologne and Paris.

Professional associations

  • GRUR
  • VPP

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Grünecker Patent Attorneys and Attorneys-at-Law
Leopoldstrasse 4
Munich 80802

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