Dr. Martin Adrian Koch | Dusseldorf | Hogan Lovells

Dr. Martin Adrian Koch

Counsel Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology


English, German

Koch Martin Adrian

Dr. Martin Adrian Koch
Koch Martin Adrian
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For our clients Martin Koch coordinates international patent disputes and represents them in German patent infringement and parallel nullity proceedings in all fields of technology. Our clients especially like his sharp legal advocacy and methodical and business-focused approach.

One of his areas of focus is the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry. He has worked on various matters for several of our clients and gained in-depth knowledge of the industry and market-specific legal questions. This also includes the interface with regulatory and competition law. 

Our clients also turn to Martin for his broad patent litigation experience in the areas of telecommunications, chemistry, software and mechanics and his ability to effectively coordinate even the largest cases with international internal teams and outside counsel.

Martin has in-depth knowledge of Legal Tech products and processes and acts as the Legal Tech Representative for the IPMT practice group in Germany. In this role Martin acts as the interface between his Practice Area and the Legal Tech programming development team of Hogan Lovells. He coordinates and supervises the development of Legal Tech products from idea to market launch.

Representative experience

Representing Eli Lilly in numerous preliminary injunction, main action and nullity proceedings regarding its chemotherapy drug Alimta®.

Advising major Swiss pharmaceutical company on pan-European strategy and coordinating pan-European enforcement of patents against market entry of biosimilar products.

Acting for a Germany-based international company in a patent infringement case in the area of explosives.

Acting for a Chinese electronics company in the area of telecommunication standards. 


  • Second State Exam in Law, Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf, 2017
  • Dr. iur., University of Freiburg, 2016
  • First State Exam in Law, University of Bayreuth, 2012
  • Business Lawyer, University of Bayreuth, 2012
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)


Europe Cross-border Patent Litigation Team of the Year - For Eli Lilly and Company (Pemetrexed patent)

Managing IP EMEA Awards

Ones to Watch recognition for Intellectual Property Law in Germany

Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt

Shortlisted for Rising Star of the Year (Germany)

Managing IP EMEA Awards