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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Marco Stief is an “excellent strategist” praised for his ability to “adapt to every situation without losing sight of the client’s core commercial interest”.

Biography

Marco Stief is a partner of Maiwald and head of the legal department.

Marco Stief has gained many years of experience in international and national patent infringement cases. Furthermore, he regularly advises companies on complex national and international IP transactions, licensing, partnership and F&E agreements, as well as on trademark issues, competition law, employee invention law and unfair competition law.

Marco Stief, a former Fulbright scholar, lectures on IP at the universities of Marburg and Dresden, and is publisher and author of numerous titles, including Patent Law - A Handbook (published in German and English); Vertragshandbuch Pharma und Life Sciences (“Handbook of Pharmaceutical Contracts”); and Supplementary Protection Certificates, among others.

Prior to joining Maiwald, Marco Stief was an attorney-at-law at the Düsseldorf office of Clifford Chance; attorney-at-law at the Düsseldorf, London and Munich offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; and legal director for Fresenius SE & Co KGaA in Bad Homburg.

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine nominated Marco Stief as one of the top 300 leading IP strategists in the world. He is listed in the German JUVE Handbook as one of the top eight patent litigators under 50 in Germany. According to JUVE, clients particularly esteem Marco Stief for his pragmatic approach. The Legal 500 recommends Marco Stief as “pragmatic, fast, results-oriented and always with the highest professional standards”.

National Leader

Germany - Patents 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Marco Stief is a "very experienced" patents lawyer who is praised by peers for his "excellent view of the overall strategy".

Biography

Marco Stief is a partner and head of the legal department at the patent attorney and attorney-at-law firm Maiwald.

Marco Stief has gained many years of experience in international and national patent infringement cases. Furthermore, he regularly advises companies on complex national and international IP transactions, licensing, partnership and F&E agreements as well as on trademark issues, competition law, employee invention law and unfair competition law.

Marco Stief, a former Fulbright Scholar, lectures on IP at the universities of Marburg and Dresden, and is publisher and author of numerous titles, including, among others, Vertragshandbuch Pharma und Life Sciences (“Handbook of Pharmaceutical Contracts”), Supplementary Protection Certificates – A Handbook and Patent Law – A Handbook.

Prior to joining Maiwald, Marco Stief was an attorney-at-law at the Düsseldorf office of Clifford Chance, attorney-at-law at the Düsseldorf, London and Munich offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and legal director for Fresenius SE & Co KGaA in Bad Homburg.

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine nominated Marco Stief as one of the top 300 “world's leading IP strategists". He is listed in the German JUVE Handbook as one of the top 12 patent litigators under 50 in Germany. According to JUVE, clients particularly esteem Marco Stief for his pragmatic approach. The Legal 500 recommends Marco Stief as "pragmatic, fast, results-oriented and always with the highest professional standards".

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