We will advise you in any field of industrial property law and in any technical field. When applying, defending and asserting your property rights we will represent you before the authorities in charge in Germany and the European institutions. You will profit internationally from our world-wide network of competent and experienced foreign colleagues.

Patents and Utility Models

We will support you when preparing German, European, and international property rights applications and help you obtaining national and international patents and utility models for your ideas. We will be there for you in every phase of the procedure from the application and examination of the protective right to the opposition, nullity, cancellation, and infringement enforcement procedure. We will request supplementary protection certificates for you, will advise you in licensing negotiations and in the preparation of licensing agreements, and will prepare opinions on validity and infringement.

German Trademarks, Community Trademarks, IR Marks

We will advise you with respect to registration, opposition, cancellation, and infringement procedures, will prepare opinions on infringement of property rights and on validity, and will support you with agreements and contracts.

Internet, Copyright, and Competition Law

We will advise you when selecting domain names, will assist you in the case of domain name disputes and online contracts, and will support you in copyright and competition law.

German and International Designs, Community Designs

We will be in charge of application, registration, and cancellation procedures, will support you to defend and assert your protective rights as well as in the case of out-of-court agreements, and will prepare opinions on the infringement of protective rights and on validity.

Plant variety protection

In the matters of national and Community plant variety protection our specialists will advise you and represent you before the German Plant Variety Office and the Community Plant Variety Office.

Searches and Monitoring

We will conduct searches for all technical fields as well as trademark, name, and domain searches. We will also monitor protective right activities in all technical and non-technical fields, and the status of individual protective rights.

Memberships

Our attorneys are the members of numerous national and international associations
  • FICPI (International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys)
  • AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society Inc, Germany and USA/Canada)
  • INTA (International Trademark Association)
  • ITMA (Institute of Trademark Agents, Oversea's Member)
  • AlPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association)
  • ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)
  • MARQUES (The Association of European Trade Mark Owners)
  • EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
  • ABA (American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law)
  • JIPA (Japan IP Association)
  • Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • Bavarian Patent Attorney Association
  • GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • VPP (Association of Intellectual Property Experts)
  • Patentkreis (Patentrechtliche Arbeitskreise)
  • JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association)
  • GDCh (German Chemical Society)
  • ACS (American Chemical Society)
  • VDI (Association of German Engineers)
  • AUTM (Association of University Technology Managers)
  • GfSE / INCOSE (Society for Systems Engineering / International Council on Systems Engineering)
  • GETUEM (Association for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine)
  • Clubeco (Club économique franco-allemand de Bavière)
  • DJG (Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft in Bayern e. V.)
  • MinD (Mensa in Deutschland e. V.)
  • LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL