Dr. Malte Köllner, from Dennemeyer & Associates, has been voted among Germany's best lawyers of the year 2019 by the German business newspaper, Handelsblatt, in cooperation with the US review publication 'Best Lawyers.' The ranking is based on an extensive peer-to-peer survey among thousands of German colleagues and competitors.
Dr. Malte Köllner, German Patent Attorney, European Patent as well as Trademark and Design Attorney, has been ranked in the category "Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz (Industrial Property)" as being one of Germany's Best Lawyers for the fifth consecutive year.
"I am honored to receive this award and to be recognized, once again, among Germany's leading Intellectual Property experts," said Dr. Malte Köllner. "This prestigious ranking is further proof that our high-quality services are appreciated by peers and clients alike."
Dr. Malte Köllner holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry and a diploma in Physics from the University of Heidelberg. His areas of expertise include physics, physical chemistry, optics, lasers, biotechnology, medical devices and software. With a vast experience in the field of Intellectual Property, Dr. Malte Köllner is also the editor-in-chief of the German journal for patent law "Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwälte" and a lecturer at various conferences and universities.
Dr. Robert Fichter, Managing Director of the law firm Dennemeyer & Associates, adds: "This award speaks volumes about our day-to-day business operations, strong professional ethics and ongoing global expansion. I congratulate Dr. Malte Köllner on this achievement."
Dr. Malte Köllner has authored a handbook on the Patent Cooperation Treaty as well as numerous publications on the economic and legal side of the IP system. His notable achievements in the IP area have listed him, year after year, as one of the world's leading lawyers and IP strategists. Dr. Malte Köllner regularly presents current trends and developments in the IP industry in his lectures in cooperation with Patent- und Markenzentrum Rhein-Main in Darmstadt.
At Dennemeyer & Associates, Dr. Malte Köllner developed several legal services such as Flat Fee Prosecution and IP Due Diligence and is heading the firm's Frankfurt office.