Awards and accolades

Winner of several awards

The service provided by our law firm is highlighted in the reputable law firm rankings for Intellectual Property rights (JUVE 2021/2022, Legal 500, World Trademark Review [WTR 1000], Managing Intellectual Property – IP STARS, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers and Partners, Leader’s League). WTR 1000 commends us in 2022 as a “valued trademark guardian not only for some of Germany’s most famous companies, but also for A-list international players (especially those from the United States)” that has “significant firepower on both the prosecution and litigation front” and a “stellar squad”. In the previous 2021 issue, WTR 1000 recommended our law firm as “A force to be reckoned with on both the litigation and portfolio management sides” that “continues to meet and exceed the expectations of a growing roster of domestic and international clients”. In collaboration with “Best Lawyers”, the “Handelsblatt” ranks two of our colleagues as among Germany’s best lawyers for trademark and competition law in 2021; Thomas Sambuc was listed there as an “Attorney of the year 2019” in IP law. “Managing Intellectual Property” referred to Kerstin Gründig-Schnelle as one of the “Top 250 Women in IP” in the world in 2016. Thomas Sambuc is commended in “Who’s Who Legal 2019” as a “seasoned expert in unfair competition who garners widespread support from peers this year for his strong expertise into the field of trademarks law”. Who’s Who Legal 2019 also states that Kerstin Gründig-Schnelle “boasts a great reputation in the German market and is frequently engaged in dealing with copyright and trademark, design as well as unfair competition issues.” The 2021 edition of “Who’s Who Legal” commends Thomas Sambuc as „an authority on trademark law thanks to his decades of experience in the field”.

WTR 1000 commends both Kerstin Gründig-Schnelle and Alexander Hauch.

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