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Leonhard Vill

Associate

Duesseldorf

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Leonhard Vill

Associate

Duesseldorf

Leonhard advises national and international clients on disputes in the field of intellectual property law, in particular German and European patent law. His activities include both out-of-court legal advice and involvement in complex national and cross-border patent lawsuits.

This primarily includes patent infringement and nullity proceedings relating to key technologies such as semiconductors, telecommunications, consumer electronics and software.

Before joining Allen & Overy, Leonhard worked as research assistant and legal trainee for major international law firms, as well as for the German Bundestag and the European Patent Office.

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Munich

Publications: 25 August 2023

Half an hour for a bifurcation: UPC Central Division rejects preliminary objection after first oral hearing

On 24 August 2023 the UPC Central Division (Section Munich) issued its first ever decision on a preliminary objection in the case No. UPC_CFI_1/2023. 

Read more Half an hour for a bifurcation: UPC Central Division rejects preliminary objection after first oral hearing

Expertise

Practices

Intellectual Property

Patents

Office

Duesseldorf

Dreischeibenhaus 1
40211 Duesseldorf

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as a German Rechtsanwalt, 2023

Academic

Second German Law Degree, Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court, Germany, 2022

First German Law Degree, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany 2020