We are dedicated to serving as protectior of the intangible assets of your business.
Trademark and portfolio management
Analysis and optimization of existing trademark portfolios. Acquisitions of industrial property rights. Title protection. Administration of domain and trademark portfolios. Name rights. Domains. Monitoring of copyright protection and established rights. Collision monitoring. Application and registration of trademarks. Trademark infringement proceedings. Trademark licensing agreements. Opposition and cancellation proceedings. Delimitation agreements.
Choice of the right defence and attack strategy. Development of legally secure advertising concepts. Implementation of traditional advertising. Promotions and other sales support. Research on rights. Opinion polls and consumer surveys. Drafting of warnings. Special competition law issues.
Licenses and terms and conditions
Assertion of copyright. Supervision of compliance with granted rights of use. Evaluation of possibilities of recovery and exploitation rights. Negotiation with originators and holders of rights.
Pricing policy and pricing conditions. Exclusivity agreements. Design of distribution systems and non-competition clauses. Antitrust compliance. Horizontal and vertical understandings.
Judicial representation, including patent courts. Representation before the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO) and the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM). Representation before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Domestic and foreign arbitrations.
Trade secrets and confidentiality. Trade secret protection and counselling. Company guidelines to protect trade secrets and know-how. Structures of transactions to transfer brands.