Press release of August 10, 2010

On November 20, 2009, at its yearly congress in Brussels, the members of the European Patent Lawyers Association elected Dr. Jochen Pagenberg as its president after having served as its vice-president for four years.

EPLAW is an association of ca. 250 patent litigation lawyers in the European Community. Its primary objective is to promote harmonization of patent laws and patent disputes in Europe. Members of the Association must be lawyers admitted to a bar and have substantial litigation experience in patent law. EPLAW has rendered opinions regarding the future European Patent Court system and the Community patent; five of its Board Members including Jochen Pagenberg are members of the Expert Group consisting of five judges and five lawyers for the establishment of a European and Community Patents Court.

Jochen Pagenberg has also been active as an Expert of the Working Party for  the European Patent Litigation Agreement (EPLA) and as Chairman of the European Patent Litigation Committee of  the AIPPI. He has been voted in 2009 for the third time in a world-wide survey by Who’s Who Legal as one of the 10 top patent litigators worldwide.

Read more on the EPLAW Patent Blog sponsored by BARDEHLE PAGENBERG.