Our Attorneys-at-Law are admitted to all German District Courts and Courts of Appeal, the Courts of the European Union, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) as well as the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Our core areas of activity are:
- Trademarks and Trade Names
- Design Law
- Patent Litigation
- Internet Domain Names
- Unfair Competition
- Copyright Law
- Product Piracy and Anti-Counterfeiting
- IP Litigation
- Trademark/Design Prosecution
- Trademark Searches
- Domain Disputes
We provide consultation in the above-mentioned areas of activity all around the globe – both in Europe and abroad – regarding the acquisition, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks and designs as well as domain names, with particular emphasis on the fields of telecommunications and multimedia, fashion, sporting goods, foodstuffs and beverages, hotel industry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical engineering. We manage trademark and design portfolios worldwide.
We are active in all types of IP infringement cases, especially in trademark, design and patent litigation procedures. Regarding contractual matters, we advise clients on the drafting of license, cooperation and confidentiality agreements.
Moreover, our firm offers the services of a specialized search team dedicated to the clearance of trademarks, trade names and multimedia titles. We conduct inspections of files and provide status reports. In addition, we evaluate IP portfolios and provide expert opinions in litigation matters and expert opinions on the validity of IP rights.