Cordula Schumacher LL.M. is a partner of the firm. She specialises in intellectual property law and, in particular, patent litigation.
The JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms has her as one of nationwide 13 “Leading Partners under 50 years” in patent law.
Legal 500 praises “excellent communicator” and “vigorous specialist” Cordula Schumacher as a “top patent litigator” whose performance amazes clients”. As a “strategic thinker identifying the key issues” and as “accessible, expert in her field”, she offers a “prompt and reliable service”.
She is continuously praised by listings as an expert in her field in IAM Patent 1000 as “an impressive lawyer with a sharp mind and excellent technical understanding”(“polyglot and pharma ace” whose “star continues to rise”) and Chambers and is highly recommended by Leaders League. Chambers reports about client appraisal: “She is great at co-ordinating cases and actions. She is prudent and really sees the essential, where others get lost in the woods.” The JUVE Handbook German Commercial Law Firms highly recommends Cordula Schumacher for patent litigation (quote: “very good trial preparation”) and she was voted by her peers into the Best Lawyers Ranking.
The firm’s patent practice is recommended as a “well established and powerful team” with “strength and depth” in Legal 500, “in particular for difficult patent proceedings where the team meets highest standards in timing and quality” and “whose briefs are ‘a miracle of structure and precision and at that written to the point and a pleasure to read'”. The patent practice is further continuously recommended as one of the global top 1000 in IAM Patent 1000 (“The team does a wonderful and very detailed job. Its members are very meticulous and able to navigate complex scenarios and uncertain jurisprudence”). Chambers quote clients: “The lawyers are very good, with the experience to know what the real issues are in a case and focus their efforts there. They are creative and go the extra mile. You get quick responses and great answers.” and “It is a high-quality, successful firm with a very good track record. The partners are always on top of the case.”
ARNOLD RUESS is JUVE law firm of the year for IP and Patents 2019 in Germany.