The IAM Strategy 300 focuses exclusively on patent practitioners and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
Friedrich Emmerling comes from a strong technical and industry background and understands the innovative mindset and the business of intellectual property. He thrives on complexity in a patent litigation context and gives strategic advice that is essential all round.
Friedrich Emmerling is a patent attorney and an equity partner at Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling in Munich, Germany – a genuine service boutique specialising in litigation and prosecution in the IP field. The firm’s partners have been well-known contacts in their fields for more than 20 years and are among the few established experts in the clients’ industries.
Dr Emmerling has extensive experience in conducting patent litigation and enforcing patents and utility models, offering strategic advice on patent portfolios and representing clients in a large number of opposition and nullity proceedings before the EPO, the German Patent Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Court of Justice. He also cooperates with renowned law firms in parallel international patent infringement proceedings before the German Regional and Higher Regional Courts. Many of these patent disputes are based on SEPs and concern complex technical questions in the mobile communications, video and photovoltaic technology fields.
Dr Emmerling garners a truly remarkable amount of praise for his infringement and nullity proceedings in the electronics and telecoms fields, and is frequently recommended by numerous highly esteemed publications and ranking organisations. Due to his technical background, he possesses extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of laser physics, LED technology, mobile communications, semiconductor technology (in particular storage technologies), software, telecoms and video/audio encoding.
Dr Emmerling works for clients not only in Germany, but also abroad, and has an international network of contacts with other law firms and patent attorneys. Before his work as a patent attorney, Dr Emmerling served as a senior executive in industry in the software development and application engineering fields.