AI Magazine Issue 9 2018

38 Acquisition International - Issue 9 2018 Beyerlein Law has quickly established itself as an expert presence in the intellectual property law sector. Earlier this year, the firm and its Founder, Thorsten Beyerlein, were named Germany’s Leading Intellectual Property Attorney (Life Sciences) of the Year in Acquisition International Magazine’s 2018 Leading Adviser Awards. Shortly after this win, we ventured behind the scenes of this trail-blazing firm to find out more. ntellectual property is one of the most important sub-sectors of law in the modern, digital-first world. As companies vie to develop the next big thing in tech, ideas have become the currency of choice in the corporate world. In an environment making huge leaps and bounds every day, those that aim to define the future protect their assets fiercely. One patent could result in market domination and profit lies on a razor’s edge. Beyerlein Attorneys is a firm that fully understands the importance of their work when held against the standards set by the life science industry. Specialising in pharmaceuticals, and nanotechnology, Thorsten knows that his cases can dictate the future of one of the most important industries in human development. Undeterred, he has thrived on the back of his comprehensive, and meticulous approach to his cases. Company: Beyerlein Attorneys Address: C1, 4, 68159 Mannheim, Germany Website: Telephone: +49 (0) 621 336 51 484 Leading theWay in Life Science Litigation I 1806AI77 A graduate of the University of Passau, Thorsten honed his talents at the German Federal Court, before becoming Partner of Gerstenberg Rechtsanwaelte, an IP firm in Munich, in 2007. In 2010, Thorsten founded Beyerlein Law to better serve clients in the life science sector specifically. Over the last decade Thorsten has reinforced his position as one of the leading attorneys in the sector, publishing several journals to disseminate his considerable expertise; he is the co-editor of the Kommentarzum Geschmacksmustergesetz (“Commentary on Design Law”) and the Kommentar zum Verbraucherinformationsgesetz (“Commentary on Consumer Information Law”), among others. In 2011, Thorsten was admitted to the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg as an adjunct professor. As a result of his experience in scientific arenas, Thorsten is a frequent representative of cutting edge companies in the nanotechnology, manufacturing and engineering sectors, advocating on behalf of their interests. On top of this, Thorsten celebrates a peerless reputation in a number of industry-leading publications as a “frequently recommended lawyer”, with a substantial presence both inside the courtroom and out. “Thorsten knows that his cases can dictate the future of one of the most important industries in human development.”