IP Rights

On behalf of our clients we file and prosecute the following intellectual property rights:

  • German patents
  • German utility models
  • German designs
  • German trademarks
  • EU trade marks
  • EU designs
  • IR or International trademarks
  • European patents
  • International patent applications (PCT)

Moreover, we do assist our clients in filing such applications in foreign countries – worldwide.

Preparation and filing of patent applications, utility model applications, trademark and design applications as well as applications for rights protecting plant varieties and topographies.

Thorough expertise not only enables us to assist our clients with the proceedings before the Official Authorities but also to carry out searches for prior art opinions regarding an infringement of an intellectual property right.

We represent our clients in proceedings before the

    • German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO),
    • European Patent Office (EPO)
    • European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
    • German Federal Patent Court (BPatG)
    • German Federal Supreme Court (BGH)

Last, but not least, we draft License Agreements and advise and represent in the field of employee inventions as covered by German legislation.