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The Legal 500 Germany published

The rankings of the renowned industry directory The Legal 500 – Deutschland for 2024 have just been published again. As in previous years, bock legal was named as one of the leading law firms in Germany in the categories of insurance law – dispute resolution as well as trade mark law, unfair competition law and […]

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Managing IP Awards 2024 – Soft IP Practitioner of the Year: bock legal Partner shortlisted

Managing IP is an important international industry publication. On 11 April 2024, the Managing IP Awards 2024 EMEA will be presented in London. The Managing IP Awards programme recognises remarkable IP achievements and developments in the last year. Now in its 19th year, the awards cover several intellectual property practice areas and more than 50 […]

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JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms published: Bock and Bank named as leading individuals

The most important industry handbook for law firms in Germany is the JUVE Handbook of Commercial Law Firms, which is published annually at the end of October and publishes rankings for the best law firms in the respective legal fields. This is preceded by hundreds of individual interviews and analyses in order to find a […]

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World Trademark Review 2024

Over two decades, bock legal has cemented its position as one of Frankfurt’s premier boutiques. “A strong firm which knows what it’s doing”, it regularly features in some of the most complex IP and unfair competition disputes on the market

JUVE HANDBOOK FOR COMMERCIAL LAW FIRMS 2023/2024

Trade mark and design law ★★★★☆
Unfair Competition law ★★★★☆
The IP partners at the Frankfurt law firm are among the trade mark, design and unfair competition lawyers in Germany who are highly regarded for their extensive expertise and many years of experience in litigation. “All top IP lawyers, a reliable force in the market,”…

JUVE HANDBOOK FOR COMMERCIAL LAW FIRMS 2023/2024

Insurance law: Litigation and contract advice ★★★☆☆
The firm is in regular demand and firmly established in disputes relating to D&O and E&O insurance. The firm’s intensive involvement in insolvency-related cases is also striking. The large-volume mandates in this area include … Clients in this area include …

Leaders League Auszeichnung

Leaders League 2023

Dispute Resolution: INSURANCE LAW Excellent Germany – Best Law Firms for Insurance Law – 2023 Dirk Schmitz | Stefan Bank TRADEMARK LITIGATION Excellent Germany – Best Law Firms for Trademark Litigation – 2023 Andreas Bock | Jan D. Müller-Broich PATENT LITIGATION Recommended Germany – Best Law Firms for Patent Litigation – 2023 Andreas Bock | […]

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023

bock legal Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten specialises in D&O and E&O liability law as well as contentious matters pertaining to professional liability, where the firm advises numerous leading insurers. The team is

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023

Medium-sized companies and international corporations turn to bock legal Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten in trade mark and design law matters, while the team enjoys a particularly good reputation in the fashion and luxury goods industries. Disputes,

WTR 1000

Over two decades, bock legal has cemented its position as one of Frankfurt’s premier boutiques. “A strong firm which knows what it’s doing”, it regularly features in some of the most complex IP and unfair competition disputes on the market

Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers 2023

The German business daily Handelsblatt in cooperation with US Best Lawyers elects Dr. Dirk Schmitz as “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of insurance law for the year 2023.
 
The Handelsblatt also names four other bock legal lawyers in the field of intellectual property law as “Germany’s Best Lawyers”.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

bock legal partnership of lawyers’ insurance team specialises in contentious D&O and E&O liability matters as well as in lawyer, tax consultant, auditor and insolvency administrator liability. In addition

WTR 1000

Over two decades, bock legal has cemented its position as one of Frankfurt’s premier boutiques. “A strong firm which knows what it’s doing”, it regularly features in some of the most complex IP and unfair competition disputes on the market

The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

Frankfurt-based bock legal partnership of lawyers focuses on contentious proceedings. The renowned design dispute practice stands out among its competitors, but is also a good choice for trade mark proceedings

Leaders League 2022

Germany – Best Law Firms for: Dispute resolution – Insurance Law:
„bock legal / Dirk Schmitz, Stefan Bank – Highly recommended“
Germany – Best Law Firms for: Intellectual Property – Trademark litigation:
“bock legal / Andreas Bock, Jan D. Müller-Broich – Highly recommended”


About us


We are a law firm that was founded in 1998 and is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, with many years of experience in consulting and litigation practice. We have 16 lawyers working for our main practice areas – intellectual property, professional liability and insurance law.

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Business law Business law

Business law

Competition (Antitrust) law, Copyright, Design protection, ...

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Commercial law Commercial law

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Corporate law, Labour law, M&A, ...

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Liability and insurance law Liability and insurance law

Liability and insurance law

Bank and capital market liability, D&O and E&O liability, Insolvency administrator and creditors' committee liability, ...

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