Jochen Pagenberg specialises in litigation and advice in all fields of intellectual property (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).
Patent cases require close cooperation between Bardehle Pagenberg’s patent attorneys, in particular when dealing with simultaneous infringement proceedings before the German courts and oppositions before the European or German Patent and Trademark Office or revocation proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Supreme Court. For more than 30 years, Jochen Pagenberg has prepared and coordinated important cases with multilingual and multidisciplinary teams.
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 important licence agreements.
He has worked on major trademark cases involving parallel importation of consumer products, worldwide coexistence agreements between suppliers, and piracy cases. His practice comprises regular representation in opposition proceedings before the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) in Alicante, the Court of First Instance and the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, as well as numerous infringement actions before the German courts.
Among Jochen Pagenberg’s trademark clients are leading producers of health-care and cosmetic products and prestigious French manufacturers of luxury goods. He has also represented a publishing house, and an author of famous comic strips, for more than 30 years.
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 (based on research) three times in a row.He has been ranked in Chambers Global 2013 (“a recognised 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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Jochen Pagenberg, Dr iur, LLM (Harvard), attorney-at-law, is admitted to the Munich bar, and co-founder of Bardehle Pagenberg. His practice covers litigation and counselling in all fields of intellectual property, including enforcement of mechanical, pharmaceutical, biotech, electronic and software patents; enforcement of trademarks and copyright matters, European antitrust law and licensing, arbitration and mediation proceedings.He represents market leaders in semiconductors, telecommunications, medical devices and automotive technology. Through litigation or preparing for large-scale technology transfers between international companies, Jochen Pagenberg – author of a standard book on patent licensing agreements published in its 6th edition – advises his clients in negotiating licence agreements. Dr Pagenberg is past president of the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), he has been EU advisor of the EPLA Working Party from 2000 to 2005, member of the EU Commission’s Expert Committee for the UPC from 2008 to 2012, and chairman of the committee on European patent litigation of the AIPPI from 2000 to 2013. He was inducted into the prestigious IP Hall of Fame in 2010. He has published a number of books and more than 90 articles, and has lectured for more than 20 years at the Universities of Strasbourg (CEIPI) and Alicante, and at the Munich Industrial Property Law Centre (MIPLC). 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 seven times in a row. Since 2012, he has been an of counsel member of the firm.
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