Rainer Böhm

Rainer Böhm

Attorney-at-Law
Certified Intellectual Property Attorney

Rainer Böhm

Attorney-at-Law
Certified Intellectual Property Attorney

Rainer Böhm’s main fields of activity are trademark law and the law of marks and signs, IT law, Internet/multimedia law, outsourcing, patent law/know-how law, advertising law and competition law. He has special expertise in the field of licensing law, including anti-trust law. His activities in the patent law field mainly pertain to international litigation, especially in the USA and India.

Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers ranks Rainer Böhm as one of Germany’s best lawyers 2018 in the field of “Intellectual Property Law”. The specialist legal publisher JUVE mentions Rainer Böhm as „recom-mended” in its rankings for patents and trademarks and unfair competition (““absolute specialist, expert for highly complex cases”, client; “specialist for international licensing contracts”, competi-tor”). The magazine World Trademark Review lists Rainer Böhm as “recommended expert” in its current ranking: “Rainer Böhm at Eisenführ Speiser enters the WTR 1000 on a wave of praise for his “responsive, clear and profound counsel” and extensive experience in both prosecution and enforcement.”

Rainer Böhm speaks German and English.

Fields of Practice

  • Patent litigation
  • Soft IP litigation
  • IT law
  • Internet/multimedia law
  • Outsourcing
  • Know-how law
  • Advertising law
  • Competition law
  • Licensing law
  • Anti-trust law

CV

Degree studies in Jurisprudence at the universities of Hamburg and Munich. Admitted to the bar since 1995, initially in the law firm of Haarmann, Hemmelrath & Partners, Düsseldorf, since 1997 at Eisenführ Speiser, Hamburg, Partner.

Lecturer in Competition Law at the Hamburg School of Business Administration (HSBA), lectures regularly for the American Bar Association.

Memberships

  • Hanseatic Bar Association Hamburg
  • Life Sciences Committee of the Licensing Executive Society
  • European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW)
  • International Bar Association
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • European Patent Litigators Association (EPLIT)

Publications & Presentations

Partial designs

AIPPI Study Question 2018, Further contributors: Sabine Kossak, Hanna Held, Mary-Rose McGuire, Jürgen Kroher, Björn Joachim, Jens Künzel

Patent Litigation in Germany, American Bar Association

Section of Litigation – Intellectual Property Litigation Committee, Spring 2013 newsletter

Zustellung einer vor einem US-Gericht ­anhängigen Klage - Zustellung einer Klage aus dem Ausland

Anmerkung zu BverfG, 09.01.2013 - 2 BvR 2805/12, GRUR Int. 2013, 494 ff. Englische Fassung: No escape from being sued abroad. Marie Charlotte Reddemann; Rainer Böhm, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 2013 8: 566-566