Sophie Therese Ertl

Partner at Maiwald Intellectual Property
Ranked in Defensive patent aggregation, IP management consultancy
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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.

IAM Says

“Sophie Therese Ertl is a key partner for building patent portfolios and is truly committed to her craft. She has an inspiring ability to adapt to ever-evolving markets, and her work is always completed on time and to the highest standard.”

Sophie Therese Ertl's Profile

Sophie Ertl has wide-ranging experience in handling legal disputes occurring in the intellectual property field. She has successfully represented clients in numerous patent and utility model infringement cases as well as in patent nullity and utility model cancellation proceedings. Ms Ertl drafts patent applications and represents clients in patent prosecution, opposition and appeal proceedings. In addition, she regularly prepares legal opinions on technical and legal issues, including freedom-to-operate and validity analyses. Her technical expertise covers the fields of mechanical engineering, medical devices, materials engineering and automotive and aeronautical technologies.

A particular highlight of Ms Ertl’s professional career was her successful defence of a well-known US corporation operating in the field of medical devices against a number of attacks by patent trolls.

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