IP, Media + IT

Your intellectual property is your capital - today and tomorrow. You have invested time, money and creativity in the development of new products and designs. The protection of your intellectual property and your know-how is our special concern.

Our highly specialized practice group "Intellectual Property, Media and IT" helps you to acquire, maintain and defend the necessary rights and advises you on the optimal drafting of exploitation contracts.

In the field of media and information technology, we are your partner in all matters of contract drafting and enforcement in court.

    

Patents, Trademarks and Design

  • defence
  • licensing
  • assistance in case of infringements of industrial property rights - out-of-court and judicial
  • employee inventions, in particular Incentive and remuneration systems, arbitration board proceedings
  • Trademarks and design: registration, management and supervision
  • Merchandising, sponsoring and franchising

  

Competition and cartels

  • Support and co-design of marketing and advertising measures
  • prosecution of competition violations
  • Warnings, letters of warning, protective documents and interim injunctions
  • Drafting of contracts and antitrust law

     

Media, copyright and information technology

  • Defense of copyright, publishing, press and broadcasting rights as well as personal rights, work title protection
  • Law of word and picture reporting
  • Drafting of contracts in the area of new media as well as provider, agency and portal contracts
  • Advice and representation in the event of violations of the law on the Internet
  • hardware and software procurement, software copyright
  • IT projects and outsourcing
  • e-commerce and mobile services
  • Data protection and data security

  

Gambling law

  • Testing of advertising and event concepts
  • closure and prohibition orders
  • Applying and enforcing competition law injunctive relief claims in court
  • Representation before national courts and the European Court of Justice
  • State liability claims