Friedrich Emmerling

Patent Attorney at Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling

Friedrich Emmerling is a patent attorney and an equity partner at Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling (BDPE) in Munich, a genuine service boutique specialising in litigation and prosecution in the IP field.

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 Federal Patent Court and the Federal Court of Justice. He also cooperates with renowned law firms in parallel international patent infringement proceedings before the regional courts of Mannheim, Dusseldorf, Munich and Hamburg, as well as the Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe and Dusseldorf. 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 a frequently recommended attorney by numerous publications and 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 and audio encoding.

Dr Emmerling works not only for clients 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. He studied physics and earned his PhD at the Technical University of Munich.

IAM says

Friedrich Emmerling is masterful in his handling of technically complex patent litigations and a leading expert on standard essential patents. Highly commercial and strategic, and well-connected internationally, he is a discerning choice for innovators in the software, communications and semiconductor fields.

Professional associations

  • epi
  • FICPI
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • GRUR
  • IEEE

Sectors

  • IP management consultancy
  • Legal

Firm details

Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling
Ottostrasse 4
Munich 80333
Germany

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