ARONOLD RUESS

Comment: Competitors describe Ruess, the partner at this respected IP boutique, as “innovative”, “eloquent and professionally excellent”. Both the IP practice and strong ?patents team managed to impress such notable companies as Rewe and Christ. Activity centers on litigation: AR litigated for a technology corporate in complex design proceedings. The firm occasionally performs trademark administration. The arrival of two new associates raised the team’s clout.
Strengths: Litigation.
Recommended: Prof. Dr. Peter Ruess (“very visible and well connected”, “extraordinary ideas”, competitors; “very easy to reach”, client).
Practice: All-round litigation and advice in trademarks and design law as well as unfair competition. Occasional trademark administration and strategic advice. (1 partner, 1 counsel, 6 associates, 1 of counsel)
Clients: ?? Rewe on unfair competition; Christ Juweliere on unfair competition, trademarks and design law, incl. litigation against Dior; litigation for technology corporate; Sony on trademarks and designs, incl. litigation; ongoing activity for Johanniterorden and Johanniter-Unfallhilfe, De Zuivelstichting on protection of “Frau Antje”; Aluminium Norf on licensing contracts; Tobaccoland on unfair competition.
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