Dennemeyer & Associates is “IP Due Diligence Law Firm of the Year in Germany”
Dennemeyer & Associates S.A. has been selected the “IP Due Diligence Law Firm of the Year in Germany” and is listed in the Corporate INTL’s 2016 Global Awards Publication. This comes in recognition of ongoing and outstanding performance in this area.Global IP law firm Dennemeyer & Associates S.A. has been selected to be the “IP Due Diligence Law Firm of the Year in Germany” and it is listed in the Corporate INTL’s 2016 Global Awards Publication. This comes in recognition of on-going and outstanding performance in a field that leaves no room for failure. The ranking, based on an extensive research process, has been conducted by Corporate INTL.
"Intellectual Property is one of the most complex assets to evaluate in an M&A situation as most of it is an investment in the future. Therefore, IP due diligence is a highly specialized service that requires both legal and economic knowledge.", says Dr. Malte Köllner, head of Dennemeyer & Associates' office in Frankfurt. Dr. Robert Fichter, Director of the global IP law firm Dennemeyer & Associates, adds: "Receiving this award shows that we are successful in diversifying the range of our services and that we are increasingly recognized as leading provider of services at the interface of IP law, business and consulting."
IP due diligence is not a service that is only fit for M&A situations, but something that should be exercised regularly for a proper assessment of an IP portfolio. This allows companies to setup a realistic IP development plan, for a strategic approach to IP and a better exploitation of IP assets. It comes as a pre-requirement for the monetization of IP portfolios and can prevent companies from retiring IPRs that can still bring revenue.
Dennemeyer & Associates: Raising the bar on international IP excellency
Dennemeyer's IP Due Diligence service is handled by a team of experts in the Frankfurt office, headed by Dr. Malte Köllner. Dr. Köllner, German Patent Attorney, as well as European Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney, has been ranked in the category “Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz / Industrial Property” as being one of Germany's Best Lawyers 2016. He has extensive experience in performing due diligence investigations for smaller clients, investors and Fortune 500 companies, in particular for venture capital investments. Based on his practical experience and on the work done in the German standards committee on patent valuation, Dr. Köllner developed the Dennemeyer approach to IP due diligence that is at the same time complete in its scope and economically efficient. Utilizing the resources of the local Dennemeyer & Associates offices across the world, the IP Due Diligence team is ready to perform insightful investigations and provide clients with a solid basis for decision making.
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