Deutschlands Beste Anwälte 2020 (Handelsblatt) / Best Lawyers 2021

[June 2020] karo IP and the partners of the firm are awarded again as Best Lawyers for Intellectual Property Law in Germany. Based on recommendations from colleagues and clients, a peer-to-peer survey ranks the best lawyers in each field of law.

The German magazine Handelsblatt published the article “Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2020“ on June 22, 2020. The patent attorneys Justus Kreuels and Matthias Rößler are recommended in the field of IP ("Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz") in North Rhine-Westphalia ("Nordrhein-Westfalen").

IAM Patent 1000 (2020)

[June 2020] karo IP is again recommended by IAM Patent 1000; ranked in the categories Transactions and Prosecution & Nullity. Once a year IAM chooses the 1000 best lawyers, law firms and companies, among others in the field of patent law. The patent attorneys Matthias Rößler, Justus Kreuels (both: prosecution & nullity) and Hermann Kahlhöfer (luminaries) are recommended in 2020 again.

IAM summarizes: "Automotive and smart technology are happy hunting grounds for karo IP: the firm has caught the eye of numerous household names in both spaces and operates fluently at the intersection of the two. The expert validity and infringement opinions of founding partner Matthias Rößler come laced with “deep knowledge”; his “practical and efficient way of working” also proves invaluable in opposition proceedings. Co-founder Justus Kreuels is well versed in automotive and computer science technologies; like Rößler, he provides insightful infringement and validity opinions. Also present is sage veteran Hermann Kahlhöfer, who manages portfolios involving everything from engines to textile machines and power generation with a defttouch."

Here is the link to the IAM Patent 1000 Ranking - Germany 2020.

Global Law Experts: Firm of the Year

[May 2020] karo IP is "IP Law Firm of the Year in Germany 2020". We are proud to announce that Global Law Experts awarded our firm in the category Intellectual Property.

As an international online database for companies and consultants in the legal and finance sector, Global Law Experts annually nominates lawyers for exceptional performance. Around 2000 lawyers from 140 countries and in over 50 fields of law are listed.

Here you can view the Global Law Experts publication.

CorpINTL 2020 Firm of the Year

[February 2020] As parts of the annual Corporate INTL Global Awards karo IP was awarded as "IP Law Firm of the Year in Germany 2020". The international readership of the monthly publication Corporate INTL magazine with a circulation of over 70,000 copies includes executives, investors and consultants.

“We are proud to be awarded in the category "Intellectual Property Law”, comments Justus Kreuels, co-founder of karo IP.

You can view the Corporate INTL publication “2020 Global Awards publication“ online; Europe’s listing starts at page 53.

Handelsblatt Beste Anwälte Deutschland 2019 / Best Lawyers

[June 2019] The well-known international US publication Best Lawyers has mentioned and distinguished karo IP and the partners of the firm (patent attorney Rößler and patent attorney Kreuels) as Best Lawyers for Intellectual Property Law in Germany in 2019. Based on recommendations from colleagues and clients, a peer-to-peer survey in Germany, Austria and Switzerland ranks the best lawyers in each field of law.

The German press release can be read in Handelsblatt online “Die besten Anwälte und Kanzleien Deutschlands 2019“ (27.06.2019).

Two years before, in 2017 patent attorney Matthias Rößler was already listed in the German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche – Recommended Attorneys for Patent Law.

IAM Strategy 300 2019

[June 2019] IAM Strategy 300 awards patent attorney Matthias Rößler as “The World's Leading IP Strategists 2019”. In the yearly published listing, law firms, companies, research institutes and universities are presented that are leading in the development and implementation of IP strategies when it comes to maximizing or optimizing the value of patents, brands and IP portfolios.

Matthias Rößler is listed in the categories IP management consultancy and legal. “This confirms that with karo IP we have set the right focus and that we have an outstanding team that is up to all requirements”, the co-founder Rößler comments.

For further information please visit IAM Strategy 300.

IAM Patent 1000 (2019)

[May 2019] karo IP is recommended in the publication IAM PATENT 1000. The annual handbook mentions and distinguishes 1000 lawyers, law firms and companies in the field of patent law. karo IP is recommended in two out of three categories – “prosecution and nullity” and “transactions” – which is a great appreciation for our professional work as a patent law firm.

The IAM jury particularly appreciates:
"Agile, focused and extremely familiar with one another’s styles, the team worked together at an esteemed German outfit beforehand. In the words of one client: “It’s a well-organised, proactive firm that provides profoundly knowledgeable and detailed service”. All three name partners are eminently worthy of recognition in this year’s guide."