The aesthetic design of products is an essential feature for your success on the market. Is your product design protected as a national German design or a community design which you can enforce against competitors? Or do you avail of protection against imitation under competition law for your product design and product packaging?
We support your company in the search for the appropriate form of protection to ensure the exclusivity of your design. We advise you on the conditions and strategies for protection and introduce you to specialists for registration with whom we cooperate closely.
Does a competitor come too close to the design of your product? We protect your rights and effectively enforce your rights to an injunction, destruction and damages by warning prior to court proceedings and infringement proceedings. Naturally, we support you also with our expertise if you must defend your design against third party attack.
Weitere Schwerpunkte aus der Expertise "Intellectual Property"
The Act on Unfair Competition affects companies and traders in many situations. Every advertisement, every product design, every Internet presence or web shop has the potential for conflict. Warnings and court proceedings in this area are all too frequent.
Drugs Advertising Law
Drugs, pharmaceuticals or medical products, including cosmetics are subject to particularly restrictive advertising requirements based on European law, prescribed in the Drugs Advertising Act (HWG).
There are many forms of marks. You have a German word trademark or a community trademark? Your product is protected by a form mark? Or is a company slogan, magazine title or software designation concerned?
Technical Protection Law
Technical innovations are the origin of success – especially in Germany. In a global world, legal protection of research and development cannot be taken seriously enough. Have you the best possible protection for your invention?
Our experienced media law team advises and supports the industry in operative daily business too. We are well practised in press and copyright issues.
You have received a warning? You are in litigation with a competitor or need strategic advice e.g. on the introduction of a product or drafting a license agreement? We support you in all important situations requiring advice on industrial property rights.