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Dr. Friedrich Emmerling

Firm: Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling
Country: Germany

Practice Area: Patent Litigation

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Friedrich Emmerling has extensive experience in conducting patent litigation and prosecution, enforcing patents and utility models, offering strategic advice on patent portfolios and representing clients in numerous nullity proceedings and oppositions before the German patent courts and EPO. He also cooperates with law firms in parallel infringement proceedings before the German Regional/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. He possesses extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of laser physics, LED technology, mobile communications, semiconductor technology, software, telecoms and video/audio encoding.

Friedrich Emmerling is a patent attorney and equity partner at Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling in Munich, a genuine service boutique specialising in patent litigation and prosecution and is frequently recommended by numerous publications and organisations.
He garners a truly remarkable amount of praise for his infringement and nullity proceedings in the electronics and telecom fields and works for domestic and international clients 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 Ph.D. at the Technical University of Munich.

The lawyers of BDPE specialize in litigation and prosecution in the field of intellectual property and combine branch-specific and technical expertise with legal competence. The firm's partners have been well-known contacts in their fields for over 20 years and are among the few established experts in the client' industries. This means we can support you not only in an advisory capacity, but also as real business partners who understand your business.

The firm's expertise is focused on patent and utility model law, in trademark, design and copyright law, as well as in competition, domain and employee invention law. BDPE's client portfolio includes worldwide corporations and leading companies in Germany and abroad and works with an international network of contacts with other law firms and patent attorneys.

  • epi – European Patent Institute
  • FICPI – International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • GRUR – German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and Copyright
  • IEEE – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • German
  • English

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