To enable proprietors of a patent in force in Germany to effectively protect their rights under the patent, they can apply for
Ideas are spreading around the world in seconds. It is therefore important for you to retain control of your know-how right from the beginning. Patents and trademarks are the solution when it comes to the safe protection of your ideas and developments.
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Assumption Day, Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Safe protection of your ideas and developments
We will advise you in any field of industrial property law and in any technical field. When applying, defending and asserting your property rights we will represent you before the authorities in charge in Germany and the European institutions. You will profit internationally from our world-wide network of competent and experienced foreign colleagues.
News & Events
Please join our free webinar, which will take place in cooperation with the US law firm WOMBLE BOND DICKINSON on 05 December 2023 at 5 pm.
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- Lester Vincent: Overview of the typical patent examination process in the USPTO and the experiences in particular with PCT applications that originate from an application from Europe (20 minutes), followed by a 10-minute Q&A session;
- Clarissa Regler: EP strategies including EP Validations: Classic or UP strategy (20 minutes), also followed by a 10-minute Q&A session.
Biotechnology is red, white and green Biotechnology can be subdivided into three main areas: The largest area is called “red biotechnology” and
At the EPO, data relating to software-related inventions may, under certain conditions, be regarded as data of a technical character. This means
The European Unitary Patent System
The introduction of the unitary patent has implications for all European patents, including existing European patents already granted and in force. Patent owners and applicants of European patents and applications should be aware of the impact and react accordingly.
Find out more by downloading our latest whitepaper.
Patents and Utility Models
We will support you when preparing German, European, and international property rights applications and help you obtaining national and international patents and utility models for your ideas.
German Trademarks, Community Trademarks, IR Marks
We will advise you with respect to registration, opposition, cancellation, and infringement procedures, prepare opinions on infringement of property rights and on validity, and support you with agreements and contracts.
Internet, Copyright and Competition Law
We will advise you when selecting domain names, assist you in the case of domain name disputes and online contracts, and support you in copyright and competition law.
German and International Designs, Community Designs
We will be in charge of application, registration, and cancellation procedures, support you to defend and assert your protective rights as well as in the case of out-of-court agreements, and prepare opinions on the infringement of protective rights and on validity.
Plant Variety Protection
In the matters of national and Community plant variety protection our specialists will advise you and represent you before the German Plant Variety Office and the Community Plant Variety Office.
Searches and Monitoring
We will conduct searches for all technical fields as well as trademark, name, and domain searches. We also monitor protective right activities in all technical and non-technical fields, and the status of individual protective rights.
Everything from a single source
In order to offer you profound advice, we work for you in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering/information technology, physics, biotechnology, chemistry, trademarks, and law. Persistent development and solidification of our departments guarantee your contact partners to be experts even in novel technical areas.
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