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Founded in Bielefeld in 1920 by patent attorney Ernst Haigis, in the 50ies successfully governed by Theodor Hoefer, our head office was relocated to Munich in 1985, the site of the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office as well as of the Federal Patent Court. The firm has constantly expanded, not only with regard to a plurality of experienced attorneys and employees, but also by extending our portfolio to large-scale and smaller clients.
Today, you are looking on a distinguished, nationally and internationally renowned and successful law firm with clients in all important industrialized countries.
The philosophy of Hoefer and Partner
As our client, regardless of being an individual inventor, a middle-class company or a big enterprise, you may be sure that you will get the best possible consultation and support by our highly qualified lawyers and will always have your own personal contact. We advise our clients in all fields of intellectual property activity, ranging from the obtaining and enforcement of protective rights to the defence of these rights in the event of legal disputes, and their commercial development and marketing.
In order to satisfy these demands, you are not only supported by patent attorneys experienced in different fields, but also by a powerful team of lawyers. Various contacts to patent attorneys in all important industrialized countries, co-operations with other specialists, such as specialist solicitors, tax lawyers, auditors and the like, perfect our services.
As a result of our cooperation with our partner firm DURM & Partner, we also have a location at the home of the Federal Supreme Court, in Karlsruhe.