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patents, employees' inventions, trademarks, designs, licenses

Due to its lean organization, this law firm can offer you a wide range of intellectual property related services in a cost effective manner.

+ patents, utility models:

translation, filing, prosecution and administration of German, European and international (PCT) applications;
semiconductor topography;

on-line status checks, continuous watch of protection rights;
searches, opinions regarding validity;

infringement opinions, co-representation in litigation;
oppositions, nullity and cancellation procedures against patents and utility models;

+ employees' inventions and suggestions for improvement:

advice, implementation of appropriate systems;
assessment of inventions and suggestions for improvement;
calculation of employees' inventions remuneration or inventor's bonus;

+ trademarks, firm and domain names:

translation of lists of goods and services;
filing, prosecution and administration of German, international and European Union trade marks;
on-line status checks, continuous watch of protection rights;
collision opinions, co-representation in litigation procedures;

+ design:

filing, prosecution and administration of German and international design registrations;
typography character protection;

+ licenses:

conducting licensing negotiations;
preparing of license agreements;

+ litigation:

co-representation before German and non-German courts;
(cross border) injunctions;

+ translations:

English -> German;
French -> German;

+ representation before the

European Patent Office (EPO)

in application, examination, opposition and appeal procedures;

German Patent and Trade Mark Office (GPTO)

in application, registration, opposition, cancellation and limitation procedures;

Federal Patent Court

in nullity, appeal and compulsory licensing procedures;

Federal Court of Justice (FCoJ), Germany

in appeal-on-points-of-law (Revision) procedures;

European Union Intellectual Property Office

in European Union trade mark matters;


of international applications.