Our team advises clients in all aspects of trademark protection,prosecution and litigation including:

Strategic advice on trademarks, brands and trade names // Clearance and availability searches // Developing strategies for the protection and enforcement of trademarks and brands // Filing and registration of trademarks in Germany, Europe and beyond // Administration and planning of worldwide trademark portfolios // Centralized coordination of foreign counsels worldwide // Trademark litigation including preliminary injunction proceedings // Advice and representation in out-of-court disputes // Protection against product piracy and trademark counterfeiting // Passing off // Quick and effective protection and enforcement at trade fairs // Representation in proceedings before the national courts, the General Court and the European Court of Justice // Representation in proceedings before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the national Patent and Trademark Offices and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) // Opposition, invalidity and cancellation proceedings // Protection of company names, brands and business identifiers // Geographical indications // Title protection // Negotiation and drafting of trademark licenses, co-existence and other IP-related agreements // Due Diligence of IP rights and IP related issues in M&A transactions // EU-wide border seizure proceedings to provide protection against the import of infringing goods // Domain name conflicts, UDRP proceedings und alternative dispute resolution (ADR) // Commercialization and exploitation of  trademarks and brands through licensing and merchandising // Purchase and assignment of trademarks and trademark portfolios