Areas of Activity

  • Conducting searches for relevant prior art
  • Drafting of property right applications
  • Filing of property right applications and taking on representation at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), at the European Patent Office (EPO), at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) or at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Conducting of the grant procedure before the patent and trade mark offices
  • Extension of property rights to other countries across the world on the basis of many years’ cooperation with colleagues in these countries
  • Management of existing property rights
  • Monitoring of deadlines and payment of fees
  • Defence of property rights against attacks by third parties
  • Opposition proceedings and invalidity proceedings against disruptive third-party property rights
  • Expert opinions on the question of possible property right infringements
  • Representation in patent infringement proceedings
  • Consultancy relating to the law on employee inventors
  • Calculation of inventor remuneration in accordance with the guidelines for remuneration of employee inventions
  • Upon request, we can manage everything relating to your property rights