Mentioned by Best Lawyers


Our colleagues, Dr. Dirk Schulz and Dr. Uwe Albersmeyer, have been named the list “Best Lawyers 2023” as recommended patent attorneys.


Recommended in the MIP Handbook


Our firm was once again mentioned as one of the most important firms for patentprosecution by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Dr. Ulrich Storz and Dr Aloys Hüttermann were additionally named “Patent Stars 2022”


Recommended by JUVE


JUVE describes our firm as a well-positioned patent law firm that advises in infringement proceedings primarily on technical issues relating to mechanical and electronic patents. These are mostly conducted out of the Düsseldorf office, for example for Quantificare in the dispute over 3D cameras for plastic surgery. In addition, the biotech team in particular is also very active in EPO oppositions.


IAM 1000


In IAM 1000 our firm is recommended to anyone looking to have their patents diligently filed and managed, and their rights fiercely defended before the EPO as a strong choice. Dr. Stefan Michalski, Dr. Aloys Hüttermann, Dr. Dirk Schulz and Guido Quiram are mentioned in person as belonging to the 1000 best patent attorneys worldwide.


Financial Times - Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms 2022

Our patent law firm has been recognized in this year’s edition of the Financial Times Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms Report. In mid-June, the 167 most recommended patent law firms in Europe were published in a Special Report, both online on the Financial Times website ( and in print.

The Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms Report is the result of a joint initiative of the Financial Times and Statista and is based on extensive research and a comprehensive survey in which thousands of our professional colleagues and clients throughout Europe participated.

In addition, over 10,000 patent attorneys and experts from corporate R&D departments were invited to participate in a Europe-wide survey and contribute their expertise to the analysis. Michalski – Hüttermann & Partner stood out and is therefore publicly recognized in the Financial Times as one of the leading patent law firms in Europe.

We are delighted to receive this award and would like to thank our clients most sincerely for their trust.


Recommendation in The Legal 500


According to The LEGAL 500, Michalski – Hüttermann & Partner is one of the country’s first addresses for the preparation of patent applications. The four offices across Germany illustrate the firm’s comprehensive practice for German clients, while it also acts for numerous international companies and represents both kinds of clients before the GPTO as well as internationally. Stefan Michalski, Guido Quiram, Ulrich Storz, Dirk Schulz, Wasilis Koukounis and Christoph Volpers are mentioned by name.


Ranked by Leaders League


Our firm has been rated “highly recommended” by Leaders League for “patent prosecution”. Dr. Stefan Michalski, Dr. Aloys Hüttermann, Dirk Schulz, Ulrich Storz and Guido Quiram were singled out by name. In addition, our firm was also rated “highly recommended” for “patent litigation”, with Wasilis Koukounis and Dirk Schulz being mentioned by name.


Ranked by WirtschaftsWoche


In its issue 45/2021, WirtschaftsWoche named the partners of our law firm among the most renowned patent attorneys in Germany. For this WirtschaftsWoche ranking, the Handelsblatt Research Institute asked more than 1500 lawyers from 200 law firms about their most renowned colleagues for patent law. In the process, 25 law firms prevailed nationwide.


Recommendation in IAM Strategy 300


IAM recommends Guido Quiram as ‘World’s Leading IP Strategist’ in the IAM Strategy 300 edition: “World’s Leading IP Strategist … are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximise the value of IP portfolio”.