Intellectual property and competition law

We support both large corporations with globally known brands as well as medium-sized companies, agencies and start-ups with all issues in the field of intellectual property (in particular strategic advice, registration applications, contract drafting and representation in infringement proceedings).

These include in particular:

  • Trademark law advice, in particular development of trademark strategies, trademark searches, national and international trademark applications, trademark infringement proceedings (e.g. product piracy or gray market goods proceedings), trademark law contracts (e.g. delimitation agreements, purchase or trademark license agreements)
  • Opposition, infringement and nullity proceedings for trademarks, patents and other IP rights
  • IP licensing models and license agreements
  • (Advertising) agency agreements
  • Legal aspects of marketing and advertising activities (websites, social media, sweepstakes, print and other advertising)
  • Representation in competition law infringement proceedings (Act against unfair competition)
  • Protection of trade and business secrets (contractual or judicial)
  • Copyright, exploitation rights and infringement proceedings