About the Firm

IP Specialists for pharmaceutical and biotech start-up companies

DR. ROTH is an intellectual property law firm specializing in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical patent law. We focus on obtaining commercially meaningful intellectual property protection for our clients, including academic and research institutions, start-up companies, corporations, and investment firms at reasonable costs.

Based on our legal, scientific and economic background we have experience in advising companies in establishing, developing and economically utilizing their IP-portfolios. We provide our clients with the highest caliber of legal representation together with the responsiveness, dedication and versatility that only a smaller firm can offer.

Our firm handles all aspects of Intellectual Property including patent and trademark prosecution, pre-investment due diligence investigations, freedom-to-operate counseling, opinion work and IP-sales/licensing transactions.

DR. ROTH was founded by Dr. Andy Stefan Roth who worked before as an In-house Counselor in several Biotech companies and as an IP Attorney in diverse international law firms in Germany and in the US.

Practice Areas

Patent Applications, Opinions and Strategies

ROTH serves its clients in all procedural and legal aspects concerning European, PCT, and German applications, patents and utility models as well as all aspects of trademark and design prosecution.

The firm acts for its clients in procuring, maintaining and administrating patent rights and covers the entire range of procedural steps including the preparation, filing and prosecution of applications, and the representation in opposition proceedings.

To satisfy our clients’ needs in almost all technical fields, the firm includes a number of highly specialized experts that have acquired in-depth technical expertise to serve our clients’ specific needs. These experts cover the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, software, physics, chemistry, biotechnology, material science, metallurgy, and nanotechnology.

The key elements of our patent advisory services are:

  • Drafting, filing and prosecution of German, European and International patent applications.
  • Patent searches and evaluation of patent search reports
  • Prosecution of opposition proceedings
  • Representation in nullity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court, including appeal proceedings before the German Federal Court of Justice
  • Representation by patent attorneys in patent infringement proceedings
  • Preparation and negotiation of license agreements
  • Strategic consulting for building up patent portfolios
  • Management of patent portfolios

DR. ROTH Intellectual Property Law Firm

Kaistraße 5
40221 Düsseldorf

Phone +49 (0) 211 2486-8860
Mobile +49 (0) 151 173 963 19

E-Mail info@patent-roth.de

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