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Tilman Müller-Stoy

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Tilman Müller-Stoy, Dr jur, co-heads Bardehle Pagenberg’s patent litigation group, and focuses on patent litigation in all technical fields; further on utility models and patent-relevant antitrust law. Experience in the sectors of telecommunication, IT (including software), electronics, medical devices, automotive engineering, sports equipment, machinery and plant engineering, glass coating, brewing and food processing technology, packaging, abrasives, chemistry, biotechnology and pharma.

Tilman Müller-Stoy represents clients in patent infringement suits, in (parallel) invalidation and opposition proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office and the German Federal Supreme Court. He is regularly active as lead counsel in multinational patent infringement suits (often relating to the US and to industrial standards) and preliminary injunction proceedings for patent infringement, and in so-called vindication proceedings concerning the transfer of patent rights due to unlawful usurpation. He also advises in IP-relevant contractual matters, in particular licensing, and matters of employee inventions law, as well as in mediation and arbitration proceedings.

Recommendations include the 2016 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Patents, Managing IPBest LawyersChambers Europe and Chambers Global. Sources quoted in the guides say, “He is a great presenter in court hearings. He is calm and has a strong fact base”. Clients describe Tilman Müller-Stoy as a “fabulous patent litigator,” adding, “he’s really great. He gets into the technology and argues our case outstandingly in court.” IAM Patent 1000 (2015) describes him as “Supremely persuasive”, adding that he “has a great way of presenting arguments. He is fantastically confident; his ability to quickly grasp the technical details of a case has often been the decisive factor. Working with him is an absolute pleasure.” The Legal 500 EMEA (2016) says "Brilliant strategist" Tilman Müller-Stoy "keeps his cool, even when it gets emotional in court, and presents complex subject matter in an outstanding manner”. JUVE Handbook of German Commercial Law Firms (2015/2016) describes him as a “young lawyer with enormous litigation experience (competitor)”. He has been listed in MIP (IP Star) Germany since 2014. IAM Patent 1000 – 2014 states: “Drawing ‘endorsements from across the world’, Tilman Müller-Stoy ‘is probably the best young lawyer in the patent field’.”

WWL says: Tilman Müller-Stoy is “a practised hand” at coordinating multi-jurisdictional patent infringement suits, and is known in the industry for “always acting in clients’ best interests”

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