Meissner Bolte


The Legal 500 EMEA  2024

Meissner Bolte has been recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 edition! Recognized in Germany for Intellectual Property, specifically Patent Prosecution, achieving Tier 2 status. Congratulations to Dr. Felix Letzelter, Dr. Jasper C. Werhahn, Jochen Kilchert, Markus Schlögl, Nils Ellberg and Dr. Ole Trinks for their contributions.

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Chambers Global Guide 2024

Meissner Bolte: Your trusted Partners in Intellectual Property

Leading in Patent Law

Meissner Bolte, ranked in Band 3 for both Patent Attorneys: Contenious and Patent Prosecution categories by Chambers and Partners, which offers top-tier representation in patent matters across Germany and Europe. With expertise in litigation, including nullity and opposition proceedings, and adept management of patent portfolios, we serve clients in diverse sectors. Our strengths lie in our structured approach, legal acumen, and responsiveness, as recognized by our clients.

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Top Law Firm 2023

Meissner Bolte is one of the Top Law Firms 2023! Congratulations to our team, continuously delivering outstanding work and thus receiving the FOCUS recognition. We are proud to be counted amongst the best.

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We are pleased to announce that we have again been recognised as an IP Stars. This recognition underlines our commitment to service excellence. We would like to thank our valued clients for their trust and support in our team and services.

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JUVE Patent

Patent Filing and Litigation (Germany)

"The major strength of the mixed patent team lies in the patent attorneys’ broad positioning in many technical fields and economic sectors." - JUVE Patent

Meissner Bolte is recommended for its expertise in the fields of Automotive and Transport, Digital Communication and Computer Technology, Electronics as well as Mechanics, Process Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

JUVE Law Firms 2023/24

Trade Mark and Design Law

We are delighted that Meissner Bolte has been named in the JUVE Law Firms 2023/24 ranking in the category Trademark and Design Law. Our strength: "Impressively good relationship with companies from the German Mittelstand".

Oliver Nilgen, is described as a "great IP lawyer, always to the point, great as a competitor as well as an opponent".

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Financial Times

Europe´s Leading Patent Law Firms

Meissner Bolte has been recognised by the Financial Times as one of "Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms". This honour underlines our commitment to excellence in the field of IP law. The recommendation covers the fields of Mechanical Engineering, IT and Software as well as Materials and Nanotechnology.

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Chambers Europe Guide 2023 - Top Law Firm

Meissner Bolte is proud to receive further recognition. We are honoured to be positioned as a top law firm with an outstanding Band 3 ranking.

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