IP News
News and interesting facts from the field of industrial intellectual property protection
28.10.2022
JUVE Patent Ranking 2022

One year after the start of our law firm, Thum & Partner is recognized in JUVE Patent’s 2022 Ranking for “Patent Attorneys in Litigation” with Bernhard Thum and Jonas Weickert being mentioned as “recommended individuals”.

 

For the second time already since our launch, Bernhard Thum is further listed by JUVE Patent as patent attorney with technical specialty in Germany.

 

We are pleased about this rating. We will continue to give our best to live up to this recognition. Thanks to our clients and colleagues for the good collaboration, and congratulations to our motivated and growing team.

01.10.2022
One Year Anniversary

One year ago, our law firm started operations. We look back on successful and exciting first twelve months. Our entire team would like to thank our clients for their trust, our partners for the great cooperation, our opponents for the good and fair disputes, and our friends for their constant support.

29.08.2022
Who’s Who Legal IP Report 2022

In August 2022, the Who’s Who Legal IP Report for the year 2022 was published. We are pleased that our partner Bernhard Thum is again listed therein this year.

 

You can find more details here.

16.07.2022
IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals

In July 2022, the global ranking IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals for the year 2022 was published. We are pleased that our partner Bernhard Thum is again listed therein this year.

 

You can find more details here.

06.07.2022
Nadine Losleben and Leonhard Walther have passed the EQE

Today, we were thrilled when the results of the European Qualification Examination (EQE) came in: Nadine Losleben and Leonhard Walther have both passed the EQE. They will now be registered as European Patent Attorneys very soon.

 

Congratulations, what a success!

04.07.2022
Best Lawyers 2022 – Handelsblatt

On June 24, 2022, the German newspaper Handelsblatt published the current rankings for the best lawyers in Germany in 2022, based on the international survey Best Lawyers 2022. We are pleased that our partner Bernhard Thum is again listed as one of the Best Lawyers 2022 in the field of Intellectual Property. You can find more details here.

09.05.2022
LESI Award for our Foreign Counsel Georgina Busku

In recognition of her contributions to the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), Dr. Georgina Busku was awarded a golden lion award at the opening ceremony of this year’s LESI annual meeting in Venice. This award recognizes members who embody attributes that make LESI successful. A well-deserved honor for Foreign Counsel Dr. Georgina Busku, the former International Chair of the LESI Young Members Committee.

Congratulations!

12.03.2022
Thum & Partner supports the Female Founders Academy 2022

Our attorneys Dr. Nadine Losleben and Carola Schmidt are now supporting the Female Founders Academy 2022 as contact persons for IP issues. As part of an annually recurring program, this joint initiative of the universities of Bayreuth, Passau and Mannheim aims to encourage female students and research assistants to start up their own businesses and to introduce them to topics such as ideation, prototyping and the development of business models.

20.01.2022
Preparation phase for the Unified Patent Court begins

After the minimum number of ratifications of the Protocol for the Provisional Application of the Agreement was reached on January 19, 2022, the preparatory phase for the Unified Patent Court has officially started. A recent article on this topic can be found on JUVE Patent.

 

It is generally expected that the preparations will take about eight months. These include, among other things, the selection of suitable judges. Towards the end of 2022, the Unified Patent Court could thus start its work. The European unitary patent is now within reach.

 

We are already evaluating the implications for our clients and the opportunities and risks arising from this new development.

19.01.2022
Georgina Busku is our new Foreign Counsel

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Georgina Busku as a new member of our team. As Foreign Counsel, she will raise Thum & Partner’s international profile. She is a former chair of LESI YMC (Licensing Executives Society International Young Members Committee), a board member of LES Hungary, and an active member of international and national professional associations. Georgina Busku will bring to us her vast experience in trademark law as well as in technology transfer and licensing matters, gained, inter alia, as Managing Director in the Hungarian liaison office of an established IP law firm in the Middle East.

03.11.2021
New ranking in JUVE Patent

On October 29, 2021, the current rankings for the most relevant law firms and attorneys in patent law in Germany were published in JUVE Patent. We are pleased to announce that our partner Bernhard Thum is listed as one of the 20 individually recommended patent attorneys in Germany in the category “Leading Individuals – Patent attorneys with technical specialty”. You can find more details here.

01.10.2021
Thum & Partners opens law firm on 1 October 2021

On October 01, 2021, the law firm Thum & Partners has started operation in Munich-Bogenhausen with a team of 13 attorneys, selected patent paralegals and translators, and in close cooperation with leading law firms in the field of intellectual property. We would like to thank all our clients who have placed their trust in us from the very beginning.