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The 5 offices of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER and 26 Partners ranked in IAM Patent 1000

26 June 2017
Mon, 06/26/2017 (All day)

IAM Patent 1000, the definitive guide to leading patent lawyers, attorneys and firms in over 40 jurisdictions, has published its rankings for the 6th edition of the Guide. The 5 offices of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER and 26 Partners are ranked as follows:

 

Belgium

Firm: Band 1 in the litigation and transactions category

Leading individuals: Carl De Meyer (Band 1), Benoît Strowel (Band 1), Steven Cattoor (Band 2), Liesbeth Weynants (Band 2), Carina Gommers (Band 3)

 

France

Firm: Band 2 in the litigation category

Leading individuals in the litigation category: Denis Monégier du Sorbier (Band 1) , Benoît Strowel (Band 2), 

 

Germany

Firm: Band 1 in the transactions category, Band 1 in the Infringement category

Leading individuals in the Transactions category: Thomas W Reimann (Luminaries), Christian Osterrieth (Band 1), 

Leading individuals in the Infringement category: Klaus Haft (Band 1), Christine Kanz (Band 2), Kay N Kasper (Band 2), Martin Köhler (Band 2), Christian Osterrieth (Band 2), Tobias Hahn (Band 3), 

 

Netherlands

Firm: Band 1 in the Litigation and Transactions category, Recommended in the prosecution category

Leading individuals in the Prosecution category: Michiel de Baat, Jeroen den Hartog, Wilbert Derks, David Owen

Leading individuals in the Litigation category: Simon Dack (Band 1), Willem A. Hoyng (Band 1), Bart van den Broek (Band 1), Frank Eijsvogels (Band 2), Theo Blomme (Band 3), David Owen (Band 3), Geert Theuws (Band 3)

 

Spain

Firm: Band 2 in the Litigation category

Leading individuals in the Litigation category: Luis Fernández-Novoa (Band 2), Álvaro Velázquez (Band 3)

  • According to the current ranking of Legal 500 Germany, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER continues to be ranked in ‘tier 1 of German patent litigation firms' in the field of Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation. Clients particularly highlight the 'excellent knowledge of the industry' and 'targeted, practice-oriented advice’, as well as the 'high level of business sense' and 'the right leverage of experienced partners and very good associates'.
  • HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Spanish team secured another success for French clothing brand HARTFORD before the European Union Trademark (EUTM) Courts in Alicante in trademark infringement and invalidity proceedings filed against Spanish optics company DIVARO (Navarro Óptico).
  • HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Spanish team successfully represented the fashion group G-STAR RAW in European Union trade mark (EUTM) infringement litigation against the Spanish fashion retail group MANGO, for unauthorized use made in the EU of its “RAW” trademark on clothing and accessories.
  • Click here to view an article "Spain's fast track for preliminary injunction procedures" written by Madrid partner Alvaro Velazquez, commenting the Fractus SA v. Shenzhen Doke Electronic Co, rendered by the Commercial Court nr 5 of Barcelona in February 2017.
  • The Paris office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is reinforcing its life sciences practice with the arrival of partner Anne Servoir. Anne Servoir started her career in the competition law department of CMS-Bureau Francis Lefebvre, where she developed a practice focused on regulatory issues in various industries ranging from telecommunications to pharmaceuticals. She later joined INTUITY, a boutique life sciences firm.