Dr. Martin Köhler, D.E.S.S.

Dr. Martin Köhler

Martin Köhler, attorney since 1998, is specialized in patent litigation and the preparation of freedom to operate opinions. Martin Köhler is also active in trademark and design rights enforcement as well as in unfair competition litigation. His non-contentious work includes advising on license, research and development agreements as well as on employee invention matters.

Martin Köhler regularly litigates cases in the areas of electronics, mechanical and chemical engineering, automotive technology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

In addition to his legal studies at the Universities of Saarbrücken/Nancy and Trinity College Dublin he attended a basic study period (D.E.U.G.) in French law and postgraduate studies (D.E.S.S.) as a scholarship holder of DAAD in international business law. Following research work at the University of Rome he received his PhD with a comparative law thesis on the UN Sales Convention (CISG) which was published by the Max-Planck Institute for Private International and Foreign Law.

Martin Köhler publishes regularly on Intellectual Property issues and is a speaker at conferences on patent law issues. Furthermore, he is visiting lecturer at Hagen Law School.

Martin Köhler also specialises in patent litigation, and is described as a »dedicated practicioner who always puts clients' needs first.« (PATENTS, WHO'S WHO LEGAL Germany 2015)

"Martin Köhler is another of the firm's recommended patent litigators."
(CHAMBERS EUROPE 2010)

"Recommended Lawyer." (JUVE GERMAN COMMERCIAL LAW FIRMS 2010)

"An exceptionally skilled and highly qualified patent specialist."
"Martin Köhler is praised for his knowledge of the automotive, mechanical engineering and medical technology industries
." (CHAMBERS EUROPE 2009) 

 

Dr. Martin Köhler, D.E.S.S.
(Partner)

Steinstrasse 20
40212 Düsseldorf

Tel. 0211 - 550 220
Fax 0211 - 550 22 550
martin.koehler@rokh-ip.com

Publications

Assistant

Focus:
patent law
trademark law
licensing
designs
unfair competition law

Memberships:
AIPPI, AIPLA, APRAM, EPLAW, GRUR, IPO, LES, VPP

Languages:
German, French, English, Italian

Admitted:
1998 Düsseldorf

Education:
1991 DEUG, Universities Saarbrücken/Nancy
1991 Trinity College Dublin
1994 1st State Exam Saarbrücken
1995 DESS, University of Toulouse
1998 2nd State Exam Düsseldorf
2002 Dr. jur., University of Saarbrücken