Eva Geschke, Partner

Eva Geschke works as litigator and consultant in patent law for a variety of national and international clients. Apart from many national and international groups, she also represents a host of innovative German SMEs, covering diverse technical fields, including pharma, engineering and electrical engineering, telecommunications, biotechnology and chemistry. She possesses a thorough scientific-technical understanding and the respective professional expertise.

In addition to representing her clients in infringement cases before the various patent litigation courts throughout Germany, Eva Geschke consistently contributes in opposition and nullity proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO), the Federal Patent Court (BPatG) and the Federal Supreme Court (BGH) in Germany.

What others say

Eva Geschke is recommended in: Chambers Europe 2022 ("Eva Geschke is seen as a tough litigator by market commentators, with one source describing her as "very experienced and cooperative."); JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2022/23 (“she has the highest standards for understanding the technology”, “leaves no stone unturned for her clients”, competitors - listed as one of the leading patent litigators); Handelsblatt - Best Lawyers 2022 for IP; iam 1000 The World´s Leading Patent Professionals 2022 ("whatever the technical area, she shows strong scientific understanding and legal nous"; in 2018: „widely known to be „extremely professional“. “She has impressive knowledge of patent law and leaves a great impression on everyone she works with”); Wirtschaftswoche 15.08.2017 (article „In der Bundesliga der Patentwelt – Anwälte-Ranking listed under the top 20 patent right lawyers); The European LEGAL 500, 2017 US Special Edition (listed under Leading individuals).

Memberships / Lectures / Publications

Eva Geschke is a member of (all major IP associations including) 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).

Eva Geschke regularly features as a speaker and moderator during seminars, panels and similar events. Additionally, she is a consultant for the Certified Specialist for Intellectual Property course (currently: DAA). In addition she publishes in the field of intellectual property law and was co-author of previous editions of the patent law handbook Kühnen/Geschke “The Enforcement of Patents in Practice” (up to 2nd edition).

Representative matters

  • representation of a generic drug manufacturer against a SPC (infringement/nullity)
  • representation of a german engineering group i.a. regarding gears
  • judicial representation in various telecommunication disputes 
  • judicial representation of an airline seats manufacturer


German, English 

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