Essen, centrally located in the largest economic metropolitan areas in Europe, is the location of Gesthuysen Patent Attorneys. The city in the Ruhr area has been a reflection of technical, economic and cultural development in Germany for two centuries.
The firm has many years of extensive experience in asserting intellectual property rights on the one hand and in defending them on the other. Successful in numerous infringement and nullity proceedings, often taken through all instances up to the Federal Court of Justice.
Due to the large number of infringement and nullity proceedings, the firm's patent attorneys are well aware of the importance of patent applications: In infringement or nullity proceedings, insufficient disclosure or a claim that is formulated too narrowly can have disastrous consequences for the value of a patent.
This knowledge also results in a commitment to training young aspiring patent attorneys having very different scientific backgrounds.