Eva Geschke

Partner at Wildanger Kehrwald Graf von Schwerin & Partner mbB

Eva Geschke is a partner at Wildanger Kehrwald Graf von Schwerin & Partners mbB, one of the remaining specialised Dusseldorf boutiques focused solely on IP work. The firm is prominent in shaping Germany’s patent litigation landscape.

With more than 15 years’ experience in the IP field, Ms Geschke has handled hundreds of patent cases. This wealth of courtroom experience is reflected in her in-depth understanding of not only case law, but also the characteristics of the different German courts handling patent cases.

Ms Geschke primarily handles patent litigation matters before the various patent litigation courts throughout Germany. She advises a broad selection of national and international clients. She is also widely known for representing a host of German innovative medium-sized businesses. Her work covers a wide range of technical fields, including mechanical and electrical engineering, biotechnology and chemicals.

Ms Geschke regularly handles EPO opposition and nullity proceedings at the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court.

She is one of the original co-authors of the leading patent law handbook, The Enforcement of Patents in Practice. She regularly speaks at seminars and teaches specialised courses on IP law.

The latest JUVE German Commercial Law Firms Handbook lists Ms Geschke as one of the top 14 leading partners in patent litigation (aged 50 or under). She has also been recommended in the Legal 500 (2018), the Legal 500 Europe (2012, which described her as “a patent litigator par excellence”), Legal Experts EMEA (2012), JUVE German Commercial Law Firms (2007/2008 and 2008/2009, which described her as having “a good position in [the] Dusseldorf courts” and being “technically very experienced, [with an] impressive legal mind”).

Ms Geschke is a member of major IP associations, including the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the European Patent Lawyers Association, the Association of Intellectual Property Experts, the Intellectual Property Owners Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Professional associations

  • GRUR
  • IPO
  • VPP

Firm details

Wildanger Kehrwald Graf von Schwerin & Partner mbB
Couvenstrasse 8
Dusseldorf 40211

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