Dr. Andreas von Falck
Recognised for offering first class, innovative solutions, Andreas heads the International Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Group. He has an excellent track record in litigation/counselling in the areas of patent law, as well as all other areas of Intellectual Property law, for major clients in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and high-tech industries. Andreas handles patent cases in all German Courts and in the European Patent office. In addition, he advises on parallel patent litigation in various jurisdictions, as well as on transactional matters such as negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, the structuring of joint ventures and the acquisition of businesses.
Andreas studied law in Germany, France and Switzerland between 1988 and 1992. He holds a Ph.D. in International Civil Procedural Law from Freiburg University (1997). In 1996, he worked as visiting attorney at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett and Dunner in Washington, D.C., USA.
Andreas is recommended for patent litigation by Chambers Global World's Leading Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, Managing Intellectual Property, Legal 500, and JUVE, the leading German legal directory. He is a regular speaker at patent law conferences and teaches national and international patent law at the Dusseldorf University Intellectual Property Center. He has published on a variety of subjects such as preliminary injunctions in patent matters, the intersection between competition law and patents, pharmaceutical patent litigation and is also the author of the section on patents and utility models in the German Computer Law Handbook.
Areas of Focus
Most Highly Regarded Individual - Who'swholegal (Patents)
market leading individual
JUVE Handbook of German law firms, Patent Law
PLC Life Sciences, 2012
PLC, Licensing, 2012
Chambers Europe, Patents
Managing Intellectual Property - Global IP Firm of the Year
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17 November 2015
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[Seminar]Strategic considerations for effective, profitable and successful M&A and licensing in Europe
01 December 2014