Trademarks and designs
We offer strategic advice in connection with the filing of trademarks and designs. We administrate your intellectual property portfolio and defend your intellectual property rights. We are able to rely on an international network of partnering law firms in international cases.
Protection of know-how and business ideas
We take care of the protection and effective defence of your know-how – from non-disclosure agreements to the defence against industrial espionage or unlawful exploitation of your business or trade secrets. Business ideas as such are not protected by law, however we can ensure a high level of protection for our clients in many cases thanks to a creative protection concept.
We conceive distribution systems. We design and negotiate contracts that are tailored to your needs. We develop target-oriented and strategic solutions prior to any imminent disputes and represent you in such disputes.
We support you in connection with marketing concepts and advertising measures, take care of the enforcement of or defence against competition law claims – we are flexible, even in situations in which we have to act quickly. In this practice area we focus on pharmaceutical, food and medical products.
In connection with distribution agreements, research and development joint ventures (R&D) and licence agreements we ensure that your commercial interest are achieved in conformity with anti-trust law. We support you in merger control proceedings before the cartel authorities and show you how to protect yourself by way of targeted and early measures (compliance) against any violations of anti-trust law and liability that might endanger the continued existence of your company. If such a situation arises, you can rely on us to represent you competently vis-à-vis the cartel authorities.
We support you in connection with your IT projects – from the planning, design and going-live phase to maintenance. We also advise you with regard to the distribution or procurement of IT services. We avoid and resolve conflicts in critical situations.