Design Law

Examination and management

Office procedures DPMA/EUIPO/WIPO

  • Search for designs

  • Development of (worldwide) design strategies

  • Management of national and international design portfolios

  • Design monitoring

  • Examination of risks prior to use of a design

  • Examination of risks before filing a design application

  • Design applications at the German, European and International Office

  • Extensions to other countries

  • Renewal of protection

  • Deferment of publication

  • Invalidity proceedings

Out-of-court disputes

Border seizure procedures

  • Authorisation requests

  • Notice of warning

  • Contracts, in particular right transfer and coexistence agreements (delimitation agreements)

  • Drafting and reviewing license agreements

Interim injunctions, protective letters, closing letters and closing statements

Judicial enforcement of trademark claims

in particular injunctive relief, damages, information