Trademark law

  • Consultancy on branding (research and consultancy on potential conflicts with third party trademarks, advise on protectability and scope of protection)
  • Registration of German trademarks with the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Union Office for Intellectual Property and international registration with the World Intellectual Property Organisation
  • Representation in dealings with trademark offices, e.g. in case of rejected registrations, objections or deletion requests
  • Defence against third-party claims under trademark law, e.g., warning letters, preliminary injunction proceedings or substantive proceedings
  • Judicial and extrajudicial enforcement of trademark rights against third parties
  • Drafting and negotiating license agreements, transfer agreements or demarcation agreements
  • Advice on tax law-optimised transfer of trademark rights
  • Consultancy on domain names and domain name registration, assistance in disputes relating to domain names, especially in cases of domain grabbing