Intellecutal Property and Unfair Competition Law

From IP research to the development and implementation of IP portfolios (draft, administration, analysis and enforcement of IP rights), we advise and support you in all areas of trademark law, domain law, copyright, design law and unfair competition law.

Trademark Law

In the digital age, even small companies need a corporate identity. As an integral part of the corporate design, your brand or logo designates the core of your company’s visual appearance.

In the field of Trademark Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Trademark search
  • Trademark development support
  • Filing trademark applications (national and international)
  • Monitoring trademark registers
  • Drafting trademark protection strategies
  • Licensing of your trademarks
  • Warning letter (notice) / Avoidance of unlawful trademark registrations
  • Judicial enforcement of your trademarks
  • International protection of your trademarks through a global network of partner firms
Domain Law

Anyone can register a domain name with an ICANN-accredited registrar on a first-come, first-served basis, becoming its owner.

In the field of Domain Name Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Domain name registrations
  • Acquisition and disposal of domain names
  • Warning letter (notice) / Avoidance of unlawful domain name registrations
  • Representation before civil courts and in UDRP-proceedings
Corporate Name Law

A business name is understood to be the commercial name of a company in its course of business. Corporate Name Law regulates the conditions regarding creation of business names.

In the field of Corporate Name Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Research and advise when choosing your business name
  • Monitoring of commercial register
  • Defense and enforcement of your business name
Copyright

Works are, irrespective of their value or purpose, literary and artistic intellectual creations with an individual character. Copyright works are often created in employment relationships or by freelance designers under an agency or contract for work relationship.

In the field of Copyright, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Counseling on copyrighted works
  • Drafting contracts for artists
  • Enforcement of contractual claims
  • Assessment on copyright license / assignment
Design Law

Design Law protects the design of products or parts of products that is characterised, in particular, by the arrangement of lines, surfaces, contours or colours or by the materials used.

In the field of Design Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Design search
  • Filing design applications (national and international)
  • Monitoring design registers
  • Drafting design protection strategies
  • Licensing of your design rights
  • Warning letter (notice) / Judicial enforcement of your design rights
Unfair Competition Law

The Unfair Competition Law prohibits as unfair any conduct which is misleading or which is contrary to good faith and which affects the relationship between competitors or suppliers and customers.

In the field of Unfair Competition Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Conflict avoidance counseling (distinction of goods, services and business activities vis-à-vis third parties) concerning competitors
  • Enforcement of rights between suppliers and customers
  • Drafting General Terms and Conditions (GTC)

Intellecutal Property and Unfair Competition Law

From IP research to the development and implementation of IP portfolios (draft, administration, analysis and enforcement of IP rights), we advise and support you in all areas of trademark law, domain law, copyright, design law and unfair competition law.

Trademark Law

In the digital age, even small companies need a corporate identity. As an integral part of the corporate design, your brand or logo designates the core of your company’s visual appearance.

In the field of Trademark Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Trademark search
  • Trademark development support
  • Filing trademark applications (national and international)
  • Monitoring trademark registers
  • Drafting trademark protection strategies
  • Licensing of your trademarks
  • Warning letter (notice) / Avoidance of unlawful trademark registrations
  • Judicial enforcement of your trademarks
  • International protection of your trademarks through a global network of partner firms
Domain Law

Anyone can register a domain name with an ICANN-accredited registrar on a first-come, first-served basis, becoming its owner.

In the field of Domain Name Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Domain name registrations
  • Acquisition and disposal of domain names
  • Warning letter (notice) / Avoidance of unlawful domain name registrations
  • Representation before civil courts and in UDRP-proceedings
Corporate Name Law

A business name is understood to be the commercial name of a company in its course of business. Corporate Name Law regulates the conditions regarding creation of business names.

In the field of Corporate Name Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Research and advise when choosing your business name
  • Monitoring of commercial register
  • Defense and enforcement of your business name
Copyright

Works are, irrespective of their value or purpose, literary and artistic intellectual creations with an individual character. Copyright works are often created in employment relationships or by freelance designers under an agency or contract for work relationship.

In the field of Copyright, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Counseling on copyrighted works
  • Drafting contracts for artists
  • Enforcement of contractual claims
  • Assessment on copyright license / assignment
Design Law

Design Law protects the design of products or parts of products that is characterised, in particular, by the arrangement of lines, surfaces, contours or colours or by the materials used.

In the field of Design Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Design search
  • Filing design applications (national and international)
  • Monitoring design registers
  • Drafting design protection strategies
  • Licensing of your design rights
  • Warning letter (notice) / Judicial enforcement of your design rights
Unfair Competition Law

The Unfair Competition Law prohibits as unfair any conduct which is misleading or which is contrary to good faith and which affects the relationship between competitors or suppliers and customers.

In the field of Unfair Competition Law, we particularly provide you with the following services:

  • Conflict avoidance counseling (distinction of goods, services and business activities vis-à-vis third parties) concerning competitors
  • Enforcement of rights between suppliers and customers
  • Drafting General Terms and Conditions (GTC)