Trademarks and Other Signs:
Company symbols and titles of works are protected as commercial designations.
- National, regional (EU) and international registration of trademarks with the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
- Enforcement of the property rights, in and out of court
- Prosecution of opposition, appeals and cancellation proceedings at the DPMA, the EUIPO, the General Court (EU), the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the BPatG and Regional/Higher Regional Courts (Landgerichte – LG / Oberlandesgerichte – OLG)
- Border seizure applications
- Searches for identical and similar patents worldwide
- Expert opinions on the validity and infringement of trademarks
- Trademark monitoring
- Internet monitoring (for counterfeits)