Field of law & areas of expertise

  • Consulting on the protection of inventions and know-how, trademarks and designs as well as software and plant variety rights
  • Research and expert opinions
  • Supporting registrations in Germany and abroad (patents, utility model protection, trademarks, registered designs, semiconductor protection, plant variety rights)
  • Representation before the German Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Patent Court, Federal Patent Court, Federal Court of Justice (patent annulment proceedings), Federal Office of Plant Varieties (BSA), as well as the European Patent Office and other international industrial property rights offices (WIPO, EUIPO)
  • Consulting and representation in cases of infringement on industrial property rights, active support in taking legal action
  • Consulting and representation with regard to employee invention laws
  • Consulting with regard to licensing industrial property rights and developing licence contracts