BDPE Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law

Ottostraße 4
D-80333 München

Fon +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-0
Fax +49 (0)89 – 21 53 819-19


BDPE Patent Attorneys and Attorneys at Law

Platz der Ideen 2
D-40476 Düsseldorf

Fon +49 (0)211 – 30 27 66-0
Fax +49 (0)211 – 30 27 66-10

Heinrich Georg Pannen

Partner | Attorney | Düsseldorf

Trademark law | Copyright | Design law

„We selected them because of their outstanding performance in nullity actions and defence work in infringement actions.“

- IP STARS 2023

„The firm understands the business of the client and is clear and transparent in its communication. Excellent forensic work.“

- IP STARS 2023

„In the fields of physics, electrical engineering and electronics, and mechanical patent litigation, the firm sets new standards for Germany.“

- The Legal 500 – Germany

„For contentious proceedings, in particular for nullity proceedings or infringement proceedings accompanied by patent attorneys, Maikowski & Ninnemann, BRAUN-DULLAEUS PANNEN EMMERLING, df-mp as well as the already mentioned Bardehle Pagenberg and Cohausz & Florack are among the top addresses; Zimmermann & Partner Patentanwälte mbB and Maiwald Intellectual Property also enjoy an excellent reputation in the market.“

- The Legal 500 – Germany

„Four partners and several staff work proactively to provide a complete service ranging from providing non-infringement or infringement arguments, successfully fighting for or against the validity of patents, knowing about and finding necessary evidence, suggesting workarounds to problems, and usually winning cases or suggesting useful solutions.“

- The Legal 500 – Germany

„Service-oriented patent attorneys who go above and beyond for their clients. The attorneys exhibit the knowledge level of top technical specialists and, through this, light can be shed on weak arguments of the opposite party.“

- IAM Patent 1000 Guide 2022

„The patent attorneys are all highly experienced and drive their work while being practical and efficient.“

- Chambers 2021

„The team is detail oriented, sensible and shows great judgement.“

- IAM Patent 1000 Guide 2021

Heinrich Georg Pannen | Partner | Rechtsanwalt | BDPE Düsseldorf

Heinrich Georg Pannen (Heinrich) is an attorney and equity partner at BDPE in Düsseldorf. He has many years of experience in all areas of intellectual property and copyright law. His practice includes prosecution of application, opposition, nullity and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the German Federal Patent Court.

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Heinrich has been an equity partner of the patent and law firm Braun-Dullaeus Pannen Emmerling (BDPE) since 2019. Until the end of 2018, he was managing partner of the patent and law firm Braun-Dullaeus Pannen. His focus is on managing national and international IP portfolios, particularly in the areas of trademarks and designs.

He specializes in trademark and design litigation and represents his clients in infringement proceedings before the ordinary courts throughout Germany. In addition, his practice also includes patent, competition and copyright law. Due to his profound knowledge of the industry, he advises not only companies in the fields of trade, technology and energy supply, but also companies in the advertising industry, in particular in name finding proceedings. His activities in this area also include ensuring legally compliant advertising measures and drafting agency-specific contracts.

Since his admission to the bar in 1994, he has continuously deepened his specialization in intellectual property law and works in correspondingly specialized law and patent law firms.

He studied at the University of Cologne and the University of Montpellier.

Fon +49(0) 211 – 302766-0


  • Attorney at law
  • European Trade Mark and Design Attorney
  • University of Cologne
  • University of Montpellier

Authorized to represent

  • Germany:
    • All courts (execpt BGH)
    • German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)
  • Europe:
    • Unified Patent Court (UPC)
    • European Patent Office (EPO)
    • European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • International:
    • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

“I stand up for your right with experience, profound expertise and full commitment.”


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