Press release dated January 15, 2018

In February 2018, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG adds the renowned Attorney-at-Law Prof. Peter Chrocziel to their team as a Partner. He is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of technology transfer, antitrust law and patent litigation. He will join BARDEHLE PAGENBERG from the law firm Freshfields together with a team of three Associates, including two Principal Associates (Dr. Jan Bösing, Dr. Anna Giedke and Daniel Seitz). Prof. Peter Chrocziel was the head of Freshfields’ patent litigation practice group in Germany.

“We are very glad to welcome one of Germany’s most esteemed experts for IP and antitrust law to our prospering advice and litigation practice,” says Peter Hess, Managing Partner of BARDEHLE PAGENBERG. “Prof. Chrocziel has many years of international experience as well as excellent knowledge of diverse industries, particularly of the pharmaceutical, automotive, and technology sectors. He and his team will strengthen our market competency at the intersection of IP and antitrust law/technology transfer, which is of great importance to our global clients, thereby further extending our comprehensive top-level advice approach.”

Prof. Peter Chrocziel adds: “I am thrilled to become a member of the BARDEHLE PAGENBERG family. BARDEHLE PAGENBERG offers an excellent platform for comprehensively and successfully advising my clients who have top-level requirements in the context of complex transactions and litigation. Cooperating with one of Germany’s leading patent-litigation practice groups, and with patent attorneys experienced in litigation with in-depth technical expertise, will enable my team and me to prosper both nationally and internationally.”

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