Jochen Pagenberg, Dr iur, LLM (Harvard), is admitted to the Munich Bar and is co-founder of Bardehle Pagenberg. Since 2012, he has been an of counsel member of the firm.
His practice covers litigation and advice in all fields of intellectual property, including enforcement of mechanical, pharmaceutical, biotech, electronic and software patents; prosecution and enforcement of trademarks and copyright matters; unfair competition, European antitrust law and licensing; and arbitration and mediation proceedings.
He represents market leaders in semiconductors, telecommunications, medical devices and automotive technology. Through litigation or preparing for large-scale technology transfer between international companies, Jochen Pagenberg helps his clients to negotiate licence agreements.
Jochen Pagenberg was a member of the advisory committee of the German Federal Ministry of Justice set up to discuss matters of European patent law. He is past president of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW) and was chairman of the special committee on European patent litigation of the AIPPI. He was also a member of the expert committee of the EU Commission for the European Patent Judiciary, now UPC.
He has published six books on patents, trademarks and licensing and more than 80 articles, and has been lecturing for many years at the Universities of Strasbourg (CEIPI) and Alicante, the Pierce Law Center at Concord (NH) and at the Munich Industrial Property Law Center (MIPLC). In 2010 Dr Pagenberg was elected as a member of the prestigious IP Hall of Fame.
In international surveys conducted by Who’s Who Legal, Jochen Pagenberg has repeatedly received the most nominations for patent and trademark law in Germany, and has been voted one of the top 10 patent litigators worldwide.
He has been ranked in Chambers Global 2013 (“a recognized practitioner within patent litigation...clients describe him as ‘a vigorous fighter’”); Intellectual Asset Management: Patent 1000 2013: (“Tenacious litigator Jochen Pagenberg is one of the market’s senior statesmen”); and Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2013 (“Jochen Pagenberg is ‘very visible’ in the market and particularly praised for his dispute resolution experience”).
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