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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;
searches;
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;


WIPO

of international applications.