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Axel Verhauwen

Born 1968

Tel +49-(0)211-440 337 0
Fax +49(0)211-440 337 60

  Axel Verhauwen is engaged in the complete range of patent litigations and especially on patent infringement proceedings in all technical areas. He often represents global corporations from the electronics industry and offers particular expertise in enforcing standards-related patents in the field of digital technology and telecommunication. He cooperates with an international network of established IP law forms in conducting cross-border proceedings against globally acting patent right violators.

His responsibilities also include litigations related to trademark, unfair competition, drug advertising and pharmaceutical law.

Subsequently to his studies in Germany and abroad and immediately after he was admitted to the bar in 1996, Axel Verhauwen started to focus on patent law at Krieger Mes. He became a partner of the firm in 2003.

He published the essence of his patent law experience in cross-border proceedings in an article on § 14 PatG in the patent law comments by Prof. Dr. Mes (Mes, PatG, 2nd edition, § 14, annex to § 14 – Practice applied in the individual Contracting States of the European Patent Convention). He holds lectures at companies and professional associations.

Axel Verhauwen is a lecturer at the Hagen Law School for the “Fachanwalt für den Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz” (specialist lawyer for intellectual property) and a member of GRUR as well as the German Group of the AIPPI.