The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
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Arriving in the IAM Patent 1000 thanks to effusive peer feedback, this “reliable stalwart” provides a holistic offering to a legion of multinationals across the chemistry, biotechnology, electronics and telecommunications fields. It plays host to both patent attorneys and attorneys at law, filed more than 1,000 European patents in 2019, has around 320 EPO oppositions on its plate at present and regularly features in must-win litigation. The twin pillars of its practice are Christoph Schreiber and Alexander von Kirschbaum, whose tenures with the firm are both approaching the 25-year mark. Chemistry PhD and seasoned portfolio manager Schreiber has the life sciences down cold; while mechanical engineer von Kirschbaum effortlessly gets to grips with the tech in fields as varied as medical technology and automotive.