Practice

Intellectual Property

Your ideas. Your innovations. Your brand. Our IP practice understands that these assets make your business unique, and we know how to protect them.

Representative experience

Advising Merck & Co., Inc. (Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA) in a trademark, domain name, and social media dispute with Merck KGaA. over use of the name “Merck” in Europe and the U.S.

Acting for Lilly in the landmark patent dispute Actavis v Eli Lilly. The UK Supreme Court ruled in favor of Lilly, reversing two earlier decisions. Lilly was also successful in the German Supreme Court.

Representing leading technology giants in their multijurisdictional and local patent disputes, including BlackBerry, Dell, HTC, KPN, and Motorola.

Manging the EUTM portfolio and EUTM and Pan-European conflicts of multinational companies like Dell, Estée Lauder, Mars, Starbucks, Billabong, Kenneth Cole, Euronews, Asahi Europe, Ocean Spray, and Ferring.

Managing Deutsche Telekom's global trademark and domain name portfolio, and advising on complex color mark and other nontraditional trademark litigation in Europe and the U.S.

Representing uPI Semiconductor in a defense of an ITC enforcement proceeding brought by Richtek Technology involving Richtek's allegations of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation.

Representing a U.S. game software company and its Chinese licensee to successfully obtain an interim injunction from Guangzhou IP Court against an infringing mobile game.

We filed and won the first paperless eUDRP case in a domain-name dispute before WIPO on behalf of a leading mobile phone manufacturer.

Advising SABMiller in the context of the mega merger between AB InBev and SABMiller – in which Asahi committed to acquire the Peroni, Grolsch, and Meantime brands globally.

Global IP counsel to the consortium of Audi AG, BMW Group, and Daimler AG on their €2.8bn acquisitions of Nokia's digital mapping unit HERE.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Hogan Lovells IP opens first Healthcare Blockchain Summit at Z-Park LimeGreen IP News

On September 22, Intellectual Property Partner Ted Mlynar gave the opening keynote speech at the inaugural Healthcare Blockchain Summit at Z-Park, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Published Works

The skilled machines disrupting drug design IP Magazine

Capable of identifying novel compounds for therapeutic use, AI is saving time and costs in a process that can take around 10 to 15 years and billions of pounds to complete.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells is a finalist for American Lawyer’s Best Law Firm of the Year and Best Law Firm Business Team awards

Washington, D.C., 18 September 2018 – Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist for American Lawyer’s Best Law Firm of the Year and Best Law Firm...

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Press Releases

One Germany - Hogan Lovells announces new Managing Partner for Germany role

Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the appointment of Stefan Schuppert as the firm's new Managing Partner for Germany. This is a new role for the firm and signals the strong emphasis...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Standard essential patent update – August 2018 LimeGreen IP News

In the August 2018 edition of Hogan Lovells' Standard Essential Patent (SEP) Update, we report on recent news and case decisions from China, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United...

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Hogan Lovells Events

Monetizing IP in your M&A transactions - Hong Kong

Please join our international tax, corporate and intellectual property partners for a lively discussion on the monetization of your intellectual property (IP) in the context of M&A...

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