Practice

Intellectual Property

Your ideas. Your innovations. Your brand. Our IP practice understands that these assets make your business unique, and we know how to protect them.

Representative experience

Advising Merck & Co., Inc. (Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA) in a trademark, domain name, and social media dispute with Merck KGaA. over use of the name “Merck” in Europe and the U.S.

Acting for Lilly in the landmark patent dispute Actavis v Eli Lilly. The UK Supreme Court ruled in favor of Lilly, reversing two earlier decisions. Lilly was also successful in the German Supreme Court.

Representing leading technology giants in their multijurisdictional and local patent disputes, including BlackBerry, Dell, HTC, KPN, and Motorola.

Manging the EUTM portfolio and EUTM and Pan-European conflicts of multinational companies like Dell, Estée Lauder, Mars, Starbucks, Billabong, Kenneth Cole, Euronews, Asahi Europe, Ocean Spray, and Ferring.

Managing Deutsche Telekom's global trademark and domain name portfolio, and advising on complex color mark and other nontraditional trademark litigation in Europe and the U.S.

Representing uPI Semiconductor in a defense of an ITC enforcement proceeding brought by Richtek Technology involving Richtek's allegations of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation.

Representing a U.S. game software company and its Chinese licensee to successfully obtain an interim injunction from Guangzhou IP Court against an infringing mobile game.

We filed and won the first paperless eUDRP case in a domain-name dispute before WIPO on behalf of a leading mobile phone manufacturer.

Advising SABMiller in the context of the mega merger between AB InBev and SABMiller – in which Asahi committed to acquire the Peroni, Grolsch, and Meantime brands globally.

Global IP counsel to the consortium of Audi AG, BMW Group, and Daimler AG on their €2.8bn acquisitions of Nokia's digital mapping unit HERE.

Hogan Lovells Publications

An IP-tailored approach: Influencer promo guide LimeGreen IP News

In our "Influencer promo guide: Best practices for drug and device firms," we offered a list of best practices for medical device and pharmaceutical companies interested in taking advantage ...

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Hogan Lovells Events

Hogan Lovells innovation lounge

On 16 April, we will be hosting a networking event highlighting cutting-edge technology.

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells Paris has improved its rankings in five categories in The Legal 500 EMEA France 2019

Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the progress by its teams in five categories of The Legal 500 EMEA France.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

French legal and regulatory update - March 2019

The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e - newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering France and Europe...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

U.S. and German patent update – April 2019 LimeGreen IP News

The U.S. and German patent update reports on recent patent news and cases from Germany and the United States.

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

CLE Program: SEPS, FRAND Licensing and Beyond: Recent Developments in Court Decisions and Policy Changes around the World

Ted Essex will be a speaker during the "CLE Program: SEPS, FRAND Licensing and Beyond: Recent Developments in Court Decisions and Policy" session at the American Bar Association 2019 Annual ...

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