Wolfgang von Meibom was chairman of Bird & Bird's offices in Germany and founder of the German intellectual property group. He has established a leading international reputation for IP litigation including patents, trademarks and competition and antitrust matters. He is highly renowned for work in all areas of intellectual property, both nationally and internationally. Wolfgang has been involved in many high-profile and technical patent cases, including those for the electronic, life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors.
Wolfgang advises both major multinational firms and medium-sized enterprises. During his career he has won a number of high-profile and important cases for his clients. Many of these have been precedent cases in Germany.
In 2006 Wolfgang was appointed visiting professor of the China University of Political Science and Law (CUPSL) and in 2010 he was appointed visiting professor of the Renmin University of China in Beijing.
Wolfgang is a faculty member of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center MIPLC and an advisory board member of the faculty of law at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf. He is an author of many legal publications and frequently lectures on patent law at international conventions and seminars.
Wolfgang has been highly ranked in legal directories. The International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers notes: 'His disputes work for life sciences companies is 'Very highly regarded'.' According to Chambers Global 2012, 'Wolfgang von Meibom is lauded as 'one of the best patent litigators in Germany'.' Chambers Europe 2013 reports: ''Market-savvy' Wolfgang von Meibom remains an experienced practitioner in this field.'
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