Intellectual property is our core competency

As one of the largest and best-known law firms for Intellectual Property (IP) in Europe, we offer our clients any and all services relating to IP. Our company is proficient with assisting clients with patents pertaining to technical inventions and the protection of designs and trade marks. We offer support in copyright, antitrust and competition law in all fields of applied and engineering sciences. We have proven our expertise in traditional as well as young industries, and across borders.


Within the protection of intellectual property, the protection of trade secrets and know-how plays a key role.

Contact Person

German attorney-at-law Dr. Björn Bahlmann

Björn Bahlmann is a German attorney-at-law at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT and qualified as a certified IP lawyer. Björn Bahlmann is highly experienced in advising on global trade mark strategies including multinational trade mark clearance, prosecution and restructuring of international trade mark portfolios, drafting and negotiating licensing and other IP-related agreements, as well as trade mark and domain name litigation. Anti-counterfeiting work including border seizure measures is a further key aspect of his work.


German patent-attorney Dr. Jakob Valvoda

Jakob Valvoda is a patent attorney at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT. As a computer scientist, the focus of his work as a patent attorney lies in the protection of software and computer-implemented inventions, for example in the fields of artificial intelligence, blockchain, information security, cryptography and computer graphics. Jakob Valvoda has extensive experience in proceedings before the German and European Patent Offices as well as before international patent offices, the Federal Patent Court and the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office. He is also regularly involved in patent infringement and nullity proceedings. He also advises clients on technical issues relating to open source software and internet piracy.