• Identity and availability searches for trademarks and service marks, especially on-line through computerized databases, evaluation of availability searches
  • Advising on the registrability of trademarks, availability of trademarks, and protection strategy in trademark matters
  • Filing trademark applications and prosecution of examination proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the World International Property Office (WIPO) in Geneva, European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) as well as worldwide throughout our network of selected foreign colleagues
  • Representation in opposition proceedings
  • Monitoring the renewal terms and other legal terms, payment of renewal fees
  • Trademark Collision watch and advising on the chances of success in opposition proceedings
  • Assistance in the preparation and drafting of contracts (pre-right declarations, licence agreements etc.)
  • Representation in trademark infringement proceedings and warnings