Germany Trademark Rankings 2024


Firm overview:

BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is recognised by international clients as one of the leading IP law firms in Germany. The management and representation of complex and extensive trademark portfolios has been a core competency of IP boutique BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT for decades. For many years Boehmert & Boehmert has been one of the law firms with the highest number of trademark applications both nationally and in Europe. The firm manages a large number of international trademark portfolios and maintains a network of worldwide contacts.

BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT has six regional offices in Germany and three international offices in Alicante, Paris and Shanghai. This national and international reach is of particular benefit to the firm’s small and medium-sized company clientele, whose trademark law support is a focus of the firm. “Our preferred German law firm in all trademark matters is BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT,” says a German and international medium-sized business. The firm also attracts support from prospective clients. “BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is the firm I would use in a conflict,” says an international pharma company.  “We would recommend them,” agree peer firms. “They feature a global network with the benefit of a single-access for us,” says a client at a satisfied German business. The firm has also established long-term relationships with national firms from global jurisdictions on referrals.

Team overview:

Leading lawyers at the firm include Dr. Sebastian Engels, Berlin and Dr. Daniel Herrmann, Patent Attorney & Partner, Frankfurt. “Dr. Rudolf Böckenholt, LL.M., and the whole team, is eloquent, smart, prompt and, if-need be, combative. Eckhard Ratjen We rely on the services of Dr Eckhard Ratjen in both trademark and design research and prosecution matters. Dr Ratjen is a very reliable partner, responsive, with a clear mind and focus and how we can achieve our goals. We are very satisfied with his legal services, including the value-for-money. Silke Freund is “thorough, pragmatic, cost-efficient and understands the client and the client’s needs,” says the German general counsel of an international manufacturing group. “I have used Florian Schwab for the last 20 years for trademark and anti-counterfeiting matters in Germany. They have always efficiently handled our matters at very reasonable costs.” says a senior IP counsel at a US company. Dr. Rudolf Boekenholt is a long term contact with law firms from global jurisdictions on referrals.

Key matters:

  • In 2022, Boehmert & Boehmert took over comprehensive patent and trademark legal support of Fraport AG and affiliated companies of the Fraport Group. Fraport AG is one of the leading international companies in the airport business and is active at 29 airports on four continents. In trademark law, this includes comprehensive advice on all trademark issues as well as advice on licensing agreements. Team: Dr. Sebastian Engels, Berlin; Dr. Daniel Herrmann, Patent Attorney & Partner, Frankfurt.
  • Chinese company, Anker Innovations Limited is one of the world's leading manufacturers of power banks, smartphone accessories and consumer electronics.  In recent years, the company has increasingly diversified from power banks and smartphone accessories into all areas of consumer electronics. Under the umbrella brands ANKER, SOUNDCORE, EUFY and ROAV, the company now serves more than 30 million customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.
  • Boehmert & Boehmert is responsible for the comprehensive support of the client in all areas of intellectual property law in Europe, in particular, in trademarks, patent  and design law with more than 50 IP applications and numerous registration proceedings (oppositions, cancellation proceedings etc.) every year. Team: Dr. Sebastian Engels, Attorney at Law & Partner, Berlin; Dr. Andreas Dustmann, Attorney at Law & Partner, Berlin, Dr. Thomas Bittner, Patent Attorney & Partner, Berlin.


BeAUTY Sweeties GmH, BLG Kardeseler GmBH, Commerzbank AG, FRAPORT AG, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Huawei Technologies Deutschland, Hoya Corporation, Imtron GmbH, JPL Global Inc., Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH, NOVOLUTO GmbH, PEntax Medical Co. Ltd., Schiesser GmbH, Staatliches Hofbräuhaus, Telefunken Licences GmbH, Warner Bros Discovery Inc, The Walt Disney Company, WOW Tech Group