In 1977 Dr. Michael Maikowski founded his patent attorney firm in former West-Berlin. Detlef Ninnemann, who had his own firm in Bremen, joined Dr. Maikowski in 1989 to form a joint patent attorney firm – Maikowski & Ninnemann.
Dr. Wolfram H. Müller, Dr. Gunnar Baumgärtel, Prof. Dr. Felix Gross, Dr. Christoph Schröder and Dr. Fabian Sokolowski joined as partners in 1995, 1998, 2000, 2010 and 2012, respectively. Currently, 14 patent attorneys and European patent attorneys work at Maikowski & Ninnemann.
From the beginning our policy has been to provide a direct contact between client and intellectual property expert to allow highest levels of efficiency and to guarantee optimal strategies for protecting our clients' intellectual property.
The high proficiency standard at Maikowski & Ninnemann shall be retained in the future: only those who received their professional training at Maikowski & Ninnemann shall become new partners of the firm, this way guaranteeing the high internal quality and proficiency level.