Dr. Roland Kehrwald, Of Counsel

Dr. Roland Kehrwald is specialized in the areas of patent, trademark, utility model and unfair competition law, providing advice and conducting litigation for his clients. He has many years of experience in a large number of infringement proceedings in all major technical fields of patent law, especially IT, genetic and electrical engineering, and medical technologies.

Dr. Roland Kehrwald was heavily involved in a series of major international patent disputes with parallel proceedings around the world and represents a large number of international clients. In addition to patent infringement cases, he also collaborated on proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court, the European Patent Office and the German Federal Supreme Court.

What others say

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms (2011/2012): Frequently recommended attorneys: Dr. Roland Kehrwald for patent law. Dr. Roland Kehrwald is also considered a leading Senior Partner among trial attorneys in patent law. Dr. Roland Kehrwald is among the recommended attorneys in LEGAL 500 (2011): “widely experienced”. Chambers Global 2011: “a valued litigater”. Chambers Global 2012: “a dangerous opponent in court”.


After completing his German-French high school diploma in Saarbrücken, Dr. Roland Kehrwald studied law in Munich and Geneva. He did his internship in Bavaria and conducted research in Moscow in 1987/88. He earned his doctorate in Munich in 1989. He joined Günther Wildanger’s firm in 1991, where he has specialized in patent, trademark, utility model and unfair competition law ever since.


Dr. Roland Kehrwald belongs to the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR), German group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (AIPPI), European Patent Litigation Lawyers Association (EPLAW), German Association of Intellectual Property Professionals (VPP), Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) and American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).


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