Our services include the consultation and representation in all proceedings or law suits before the European patent office (EPO), the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO), the German Federal Patent Court, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO). While our focus lies on patent law, we also offer services for trademarks, designs and counsel companies on German Employee Inventions Law.

In particular, we can offer you the following services:

  • Drafting, filing and prosecution of International, European or German Patent applications.
  • Patent searches for prior art documents in German, English, Japanese or Chinese
  • Expert opinions on all kinds of intellectual property issues
  • Monitoring of your competitors’ intellectual property rights
  • Opposition proceedings against German or European patents
  • Invalidation / nullity law suits

In particular we offer:

  • China Branding, i.e. how to transfer a Western trademark into Chinese
  • Freedom-to-Operate analyses, in particular for China
  • Translations of Chinese patent documents into German