Trade mark law

Our lawyers are deeply experienced in complex matters related to trade mark law, providing clients with extensive and longstanding know-how, and offering them a broad range of national and international legal services:

  • Assistance and strategic advice in connection with trade mark and domain portfolios
  • Trade mark registrations at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the European Union Intellectual Property Office and the member states of the Madrid System/WIPO, as well as trade mark registrations worldwide by our international partners
  • Research of trade marks, firm names and domains worldwide
  • Supervision of trade mark collisions worldwide
  • Opposition proceedings before the trade mark offices
  • Defence of existing IP rights against third parties by means of warnings, interim injunctions/law suits, applications for cancellation, enforcement of judgments and titles, or impoundments of goods by customs
  • Drafting trade mark license agreements, trade mark purchase agreements, trade mark coexistence agreements and trade mark collateral security and pledge agreements