We were very active and did a lot of travelling. It is always a great pleasure to pay our long-standing clients and colleagues a visit or attend international conferences for an in-depth exchange on specialist topics.


Felix Grosse and Dr. Stefan Eichhammer in Asia

These new business relations are a great enrichment to our portfolio. The professional co-operation with the clients and colleagues on-site has been very fruitful and goal-oriented.

Helge von Hirschhausen as a guest speaker at the Technical University in Munich

Helge von Hirschhausen successfully represented Dr. Maximilian Wittmer as a guest speaker at the career activity event of the Technical University of Munich, giving insight on the professional profile of the patent attorney.

Dr. Stefan Eichhammer and Felix Grosse successful in front of the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg and EUIPO in “DropStop” trademark dispute

With final decision issued on January 18, 2018, the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) retroactively cancelled the “DropStop” trademark (No. 7 448 012), which is particularly well-known among wine connoisseurs. The EUIPO followed our view that the contested mark lacks any distinctive character. The cancellation proceedings has been triggered by an infringement suit brought by the trademark owner before the Regional Court of Hamburg.


Dr. Maximilian Wittmer and Felix Grosse visit clients in Asia

Every year in spring the partners of GSKH pay a visit to clients and colleagues in Asia to inform about new topics and developments in the field of German and European industrial property rights.


Felix Grosse at the trade fair EUROBIKE in Friedrichshafen

The annual trade fair EUROBIKE is always a great opportunity for a reunion with our clients and the observation of the market.

Moritz Breitreiner obtained his license as German patent attorney.



Felix Grosse visits clients in the USA and attends as a guest speaker at Duke University in Durham, USA

Acting as a guest speaker at Duke University: an unprecedented challenge granting unprecedented experience – set even further apart from our previous business trips by the fact, that, for the very first time, it was us who were the oldest.


Dr. Maximilian Wittmer and Felix Grosse on lecture trip to the IP Summit in China

Together with colleagues from China, (SBZL IP), Japan (Fujimoto & Partners), the USA (Alston & Bird LLP) and South Korea (You Me Patent & Law Firm) Felix Grosse and Dr. Maximilian Wittmer attended the IP Summit in China as guest speakers, presenting their topics to their interested audience in both Suzhou and Guangzhou.


Helge von Hirschhausen attends the APAA congress in New Delhi, India

Each year the APAA congress turns out to be a wonderful opportunity to reunite with colleagues who GSKH has been working with for ages with great success – a truly profitable event with valuable exchange.


Felix Grosse and Dr. Maximilian Wittmer visit colleagues and clients in Asia

This year the partners of GSKH visited clients and colleagues during pre-Christmas season as well.

Marc Schneider obtained his license as German patent attorney.