Daniel Hoppe-Jänisch

Preu Bohlig & Partner (Hamburg)

Daniel Hoppe-Jänisch is a partner with Preu Bohlig & Partners based in Hamburg, where he practices intellectual property law (IP). He concentrates on patent law and provides advice and represents clients in all complex infringements disputes both out of court and before lower courts as well as in patent invalidity suits before the Federal Patent Court, in particular in the areas IT/ software, electronics and engineering. In addition, he assists clients in conducting suits related to international disputes, for example cross-border infringement suits. He also counsels clients on setting up and structuring license models and patent pools. This includes in particular the evaluation under cartel law aspects of the compatibility of pool structures with the applicable European competition rules, such as the group exemption regulations of the European Commission. He further advises and represents clients on a regular basis in connection with issues related to trademark and competition law and IP transactions.Daniel Hoppe-Jänisch started his career in 2001 as a specialist on IP and media law before he became a judge at the Administrative Court in Leipzig at the end of 2002. Thereafter he served as public prosecutor from 2004 until 2008, primarily combating organized crime, prosecuting illegal gambling and handling violations of data protection rules. Daniel Hoppe-Jänisch has not only extensive experience in IP law and adjoining legal fields. His past career enables him to take into account criminal and administrative law aspects in his legal work. Further, he has excellent knowledge of courts and administrative authorities and their structures. Daniel Hoppe-Jänisch regularly publishes on recent patent and competition law decisions and teaches patent and competition law and general administrative law.


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Daniel Hoppe-Jänisch, James Killick, Katarzyna Czapracka The EU Court of Justice sets out specific requirements with which an SEP holder needs to comply to be able to seek an injunction without abusing its dominant position (Huawei / ZTE)


Standards lie at the heart of the digital economy – without standards, we would not have smartphones, tablets and other key parts of modern life. Europe’s highest court recently delivered a judgment in Huawei v. ZTE explaining when EU competition law will prevent holders of patents that are (...)

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