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About KARO IP

In early 2018 the two firms Kahlhöfer Rössler Kreuels Patentanwälte PartG mbB and Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Patent- & Rechtsanwälte merged to form the cooperative firm of KARO IP. KARO IP is committed to serving its clients with guidance that is innovative and focused on success.

It aims to develop and implement groundbreaking new ideas for providing clients with efficient, in-depth and proactive advice. The combined experience, extensive expertise and dedication of its lawyers and patent attorneys make this possible.

The KARO IP team combines practical knowledge and skill in the field of patent law, particularly as it applies to automotive and telecommunications technology, with extensive experience in patent infringement matters. KARO IP is therefore especially well qualified to partner with clients in the development of patent strategies and portfolios — even for such futuristic technologies as autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, or the blockchain — and to represent them in IP-related disputes in these areas.

to Kahlhöfer Rößler Kreuels Patentanwälte PartG mbB

Kahlhöfer Rößler Kreuels Patentanwälte was founded by Matthias Rößler, Justus Kreuels and Hermann Kahlhöfer on 1 January 2018. The patent attorneys Sven Jessen, Michael Schirmuly and Leonard Lotz support Kahlhöfer Rößler Kreuels Patentanwälte and Karo IP right from the start. The entire team of attorneys at Kahlhöfer Rößler Kreuels Patentanwälte is a spin-off from the law firm KNH Patentanwälte and had already worked together for many years before 2018.

Matthias Rößler began his training as a patent attorney in 1999 at the patent and law firm Bardehle Pagenberg. In 2003 he was admitted as a Patent Attorney and as a European Patent Attorney and became a partner of KNH Patentanwälte in 2004. In recent years, he has primarily strengthened and expanded cooperation with colleagues in Asia. Since 2007 he has held a teaching position for Intellectual Property Law at RWTH Aachen University. Matthias Rößler also specializes in the support of large patent portfolios and the conduct of bilateral legal proceedings before patent offices and patent courts. His additional qualification as Master of Laws (LL.M.) qualifies him particularly for multinational infringement matters in Europe.

In 2008 Justus Kreuels began his training as a patent attorney at KNH Patentanwälte. In 2011 he was admitted as a patent attorney and in 2012 as a European patent attorney. In 2014 Justus Kreuels became a partner of the patent law firm KNH Patentanwälte. Justus Kreuels works in particular on a large number of newly adapted strategies for the treatment of industrial property rights, which should give our clients an advantage well into the future. In addition, Justus Kreuels is increasingly committed to the enforcement of intellectual property rights in the field of mobile communications, IoT, etc. in Germany.

Hermann Kahlhöfer began his career in 1980 in a patent department of Siemens AG. In 1985 he obtained the qualification and admission as European Patent Attorney and in 1990 the admission as Patent Attorney. At Siemens AG, he got to know the ways of thinking and working and the specific needs of small and large industrial companies until 1992, before moving to the patent and law firm Bardehle Pagenberg as a patent attorney in 1992. His industrial experience was a great asset for the internationally operating consulting firm. After 8 years in a leading position in this patent and law firm, Mr. Kahlhöfer and two other patent attorneys founded KNH Patentanwälte, where he worked for the following 17 years.

to Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law

Braun-Dullueas Pannen Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law is a well-known patent and law firm established in Düsseldorf in 2000 with a comprehensive portfolio of experience and expertise. Braun-Dullaeus Pannen includes Patent Attorney Dr. Karl-Ulrich Braun-Dullaeus, Attorney at law Heinrich Pannen and Patent Attorney Markus Kreuzberg. You can find out more about Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law at www.bdp-ip.de.