We provide full services for our clients in the domain of intellectual property law, from advice to representation, including in particular:

  • preparing, filing, obtaining the grant and administration of German and national foreign patent, utility, European and international patent (PCT) applications
  • filing and obtaining registration of German and national foreign trademarks as well as international (IR) trademarks and community trademarks through our trademark department with many decades of experience
  • filing and obtaining registration of German and national foreign designs as well as international (IR) designs and community designs
  • typographies
  • semi-conductor topographies
  • supplementary protection certificates
  • copy right matters
  • representation before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the international authorities OMPI/WIPO, the Office for Harmonization, the Federal Patent Court, the Federal Court of Justice, and the European Court of Justice

We represent your interests cooperatively in matters of

  • opposition procedures (patents and trademarks);
  • nullity and cancellation actions
  • infringements of protective rights
  • competitive law
  • border confiscations and confiscations at trade fairs and exhibitions, if necessary calling in the police or customs authorities

We conduct on your behalf

  • license negotiations
  • arbitration negotiations

And we provide

  • expert opinions on the legal validity of protective rights as well as
  • expert opinions on the infringement of protective rights

And we would be pleased to be at your disposal

  • for the assessment of protective rights and
  • coordination of the completion of contracts (due diligence, analysis, examination and assessment of projects; organization, amalgamation, new acquisition of companies etc.) and elaboration of contracts

Our professional services are supported by a worldwide network of competent and reliable colleague offices. At home we cooperate with law offices specialized in almost every field.

So please profit from our long standing cooperation with colleague offices at home and abroad and our active contacts to and memberships in international associations and organizations.