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Trademark Law


We are your one-stop source for advice on trademarks, whether filing, prosecution or litigation. We handle all aspects of trademark law, national and international, from strategic overall consulting, performing availability searches and filing trademark applications, to surveillance, defense and enforcement of our clients’ trademark rights. We file applications for German Trademarks, European Union Trademarks and International Registrations and coordinate international filling campaigns relying on the close relationships we have with specialized attorneys worldwide. We manage trademark portfolios of any size and represent our clients in proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). We enforce our clients’ trademark rights before the German and European courts. Further, we represent our clients in battle against counterfeits by cooperating with customs and handling border seizure proceedings.

  • Availability searches, trademark filings, prosecution, management and surveillance
  • Representation before the German PTO, the EUIPO and the WIPO
  • Litigation before German and European courts
  • Border seizures and anti-counterfeiting
  • Opinion polls / surveys in collaboration with the market research institutes
  • Drafting trademark assignment and license agreements
  • Business identifiers, company names, work titles, notices of title protection (Titelschutzanzeigen) and domains
  • Geographical indications