With the assistance of our global network of experienced correspondence lawyers, we protect and monitor your product or corporate signs in any country of the world. Our clients include global players as well as medium-sized enterprises.

  • Development of appropriate trademark strategies
  • Examination of your trademarks’ capacity for registration and the filing requirements
  • Conducting trademark identity and similarity searches in Germany, Europe and abroad
  • Preparation of lists of goods and services
  • Conflict examination with older trademarks, corporate distinctive signs
  • Trademark registration at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (the EU trademark office)
  • International trademark registrations under the Madrid Trademark Convention and the Protocol to the Madrid Trademark Convention at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva
  • Representation in judicial and extrajudicial proceedings concerning the infringement of trademarks, corporate distinctive signs and name rights
  • Representation in all official proceedings (opposition proceedings, cancellation proceedings etc.) at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the EU trademark office in Alicante.
  • Representation in appeal proceedings against resolutions of the trademark offices before the Federal Patent Court, the European Court of First Instance and the European Court of Justice (ECJ)
  • Measures against product piracy, in particular warning letters and interlocutory injunctions against the distribution of pirated goods and parallel imports
  • Investigations to identify and combat cases of piracy by means of collaboration with the customs authorities, monitoring of trade fairs and sales events and Internet platforms (for instant platforms for online auctions, forums etc.).
  • Drafting and negotiation of patent delimitation agreements and trademark license contracts