Excellence in intellectual property law

Industry publications in Germany and abroad document Wildanger’s outstanding expertise and excellent reputation in the field of intellectual property.

Patent law

JUVE Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

Ranked top tier for patent litigation –“ among the leading litigation outfits in patents and is visible in a host of major proceedings with its many renowned partners”, “large experience in SEP-litigation and with FRAND-issues”

Chambers Europe 2018

Esteemed IP boutique with an excellent reputation for patent litigation. Represents both plaintiffs and defendants in large-scale patent infringement proceedings and enforcement actions against competitors.

IAM Legal 1000 2018

Recommended as a leading law firm for patent infringement with five partners recommended as leading individuals

Legal 500 2017

“Wildanger Kehrwald Graf v Schwerin & Partner mbB’s team is ‘very strong through and through’ and covers a wide range of technical areas, with particular expertise in electrical engineering, mechanics and life sciences. “

Chambers Europe 2017

“Highly regarded Düsseldorf IP boutique best known for patent litigation. Praised for its technical expertise, particularly in relation to the life sciences industry. Represents large corporations as well as several medium-sized businesses on both the claimant and the defendant side.

(Quotes mainly from clients) ‘The lawyers are excellent, they go all out to get the work done. They are extremely client-oriented and dedicated to their needs.’ ‘The Wildanger lawyers are extremely efficient patent litigators. They are highly regarded by the Duesseldorf judges.’

IAM 1000 2017

“Wildanger Kehrwald & Graf von Schwerin & Partner is a “fantastic law firm” to which peers “wouldn’t hesitate sending work”. Its enforcement firepower is reflected in the inclusion of five of its litigators in this year’s guide.”

JUVE Commercial Law Firms 2016/2017

“One of the leading Düsseldorf patent litigation firms. “ – Ranking: Top tier in patent litigation

Trademark and unfair competition

recommended in JUVE 2016/2017.


JUVE Commercial Law Firms 2018/2019

“best known for its litigation in trademarks and unfair competition”, “Jörg Schmidt concentrates on soft IP and enjoys a good reputation for these cases”

JUVE 2008/2009

“In addition to this IP boutique’s primary focus on patent law, it is also recommended for trademark and unfair competition law. The number of clients exclusively supported in this area recently increased. Wildanger does not manage any brands, but regularly handles infringement cases for new clients, recently including a German airline, thanks to its excellent connections to patent attorneys. The firm recently focused on representing the tool industry in imitation cases in its work in unfair competition law.”

JUVE 2007/2008

“This IP boutique is receiving more attention for its focus in patent law, but also for its work in trademark and unfair competition law.”