11 May 2017
Munich
Reporter: Barney Dixon

D Young & Co hires IP partner


D Young & Co has hired Uli Foerstl as partner in its Munich office.

Foerstl is an intellectual property attorney who focuses on cross-border litigation. He represents a broad range of national and international clients at the German Federal Patent Court and the German Patent and Trademark Office.

He previously worked as partner at Olswang’s Munich-based IP group.

Foerstl also has experience as a domain name arbitrator for the arbitration tribunal of the Czech Chamber of Commerce, advising clients in non-contentious IP matters.

Neil Nachshen, chair of D Young & Co, said: “Uli Foerstl is an excellent fit with our team of IP litigators. Our goal is to continue investing into the growth of our firm, to service our clients' global needs for innovative IP protection and enforcement.”

More news
The latest news from IPPro Patents
Join Our Newsletter

Sign up today and never
miss the latest news or an issue again

Subscribe now
Universities should be more flexible
18 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Perceived barriers could potentially be torn down by the Aarhus University’s proposed ‘patent free’ research zone, but academia should not be wedded to a single solution, according to Sean Jauss, partner at Mewburn Ellis
Ericsson sues Wiko over standard-essential patents
17 August 2017 | Stockholm | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ericsson has sued smartphone maker Wiko for infringement of standard-essential patents for 2G, 3G and 4G technology
Ropes & Gray hires leading PTAB litigator
16 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ropes & Gray has recruited leading US Patent Trial and Appeal Board litigator Scott McKeown
Trump fires forward in China IP investigation
15 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US President Donald Trump has signed a memorandum asking the US Trade Representative to examine whether China should be investigated for alleged intellectual property malpractice
Nintendo Switch ‘infringes’ Gamevice patent
14 August 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Handheld game controller company Gamevice claimed that the Nintendo Switch infringes its 2015 patent for a slip-on game controller used with a smartphone or tablet
BPO takes radical approach to patent backlog
14 August 2017 | Brasília | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The Brazilian Patent Office has published a proposal that intends to eliminate patentability analysis
Sanofi sues Merck for patent infringement
11 August 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sanofi has filed a lawsuit against Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, alleging infringement of two patents for a diabetes drug