brand eins once again ranks Kather Augenstein as one of the best business law firms in Germany

In its current special edition “Recht so?” the business magazine brand eins honors Kather Augenstein as one of the top business law firms in Germany in 2021 and recommends the IP boutique in the category of patent law once again with the highest possible number of four stars.

The ranking by brand eins is based on a survey of lawyers and in-house counsel for a total of 24 legal areas, which was conducted in the period from 28 september to 6 november, 2020. A total of 2.515 lawyers took part in the survey, finally 405 law firms made it onto this year’s list. The full results of the best in the industry can now be read in the current may – july 2021 issue.

“The top-ranking makes our team and also myself personally very happy and is based on feedback from clients and fellow experts. We see this as an incentive for future success and thank the experts for their recommendations,” said Dr. Christof Augenstein.

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