Obtaining a patent is the best way to protect your inventions. Patents give you a limited monopoly to exclude others from making, using or selling your inventions. For many organizations, patents protect their core business and provide a competitive advantage.
The road to a granted patent can be long, tedious and lined with complex technical and legal issues. Having a broad variety of highly technical backgrounds, our team is skilled in patent law and capable of resolving any issue, legal or technical, that may arise during the procurement process. We combine our experience in the arts, sciences and technologies with our knowledge of the law to obtain the strongest legal protection for your invention.
From the simplest mechanical design to the most complicated cutting-edge technology of microelectronics, we have the talent and know-how to successfully secure a patent for your idea.
Following the increasing need for protection in states all over the world we can secure your rights far beyond Germany and Europe. Using a world-wide network of patent attorneys and our own experience, filing and prosecution outside of Europe is our daily business.
- Prosecution of German patent applications before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Supreme Court
- Prosecution of European patent applications before the European Patent Office
- Prosecution of international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) before the German Patent Office, the European Patent Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
- Validation of European patents and nationalisation of PCT-applications in Germany
- Opposition procedures before the German Patent and Trademark Office, European Patent Office, the German Federal Patent Court and the Federal Supreme Court
- Cancellation actions before the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Supreme Court
- Infringement procedures before German courts
- Compulsory license actions before the German Federal Patent Court and the German Federal Supreme Court