Kaye Scholer (Germany) Strengthens Its Frankfurt Office With Prestigious Patent Litigator Wolfgang Leip

January 21, 2008

New York – Wolfgang Leip, a leading German patent litigator, joins the Frankfurt office of Kaye Scholer LLP. Leip, previously the head of Mayer Brown's patent litigation practice in Germany, brings his entire team to Kaye Scholer, which includes associate Dr. Benedict von St. André and two assistants.

Leip advises international companies in patent infringement proceedings across a broad spectrum of industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, automotive manufacturing, construction machinery and the food industry.

"I am thrilled to be joining Kaye Scholer's pre-eminent patent litigation practice," said Wolfgang Leip. "I look forward to working with my fellow patent litigators in the U.S. in representing our international clients and to further develop our practice in Germany and throughout Europe."

Dr. Gottfried Freier, Frankfurt Managing Partner, commented, "Ever since we opened for business in Frankfurt, we have grown strategically by providing our international clients with a rounded offering of practices. I am very happy to welcome Wolfgang to the firm and know that he will add value to our litigation practice in Germany and beyond."

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