Opposition and Appeal Proceedings
We have far above average experience and knowledge in opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office and the Federal Patent Court. We know the respective Rules of Procedure and the relevant case law by heart. We provide you with realistic assessments on the strength of a case. We cultivate contacts with Judges and Examiners. We fight for you. Your value: Powerful attacks on the rights of your competitor; steadfast defenses of your own IP.
IP Due Diligence
Intellectual property rights can have a huge influence on your companies value, whether you are running a multinational company or you are running a start-up. Especially when it comes to Merger&Acquisition it is important to know your and your competitor’s IP rights. We can help you in evaluating, e.g. the strength and weaknesses of your IP portfolio, whether your portfolio sufficiently covers your products, whether you may face an attack from your competitors, and will closely work with you to optimize your situation.
Protecting your inventions comprehensively requires a combination of various intellectual property right such as patents, utility models, trademarks and designs as well as a good understanding of your technology. We advise you in finding and implementing the best solution according to your companies needs.
Freedom to Operate
Bringing a new product to market always bears the risk of infringing your competitor’s IP rights. We will help you in analyzing your product, searching for relevant IP rights and to work with you to find the right solution to either avoid patent infringement or attack your competitors rights.