Field of expertise Intellectual Property / IT
Excellent ideas are rare.
Protecting your ideas is our business.
Taking into account the continuing globalization of markets and the resulting growth of international competitive pressure, intangible assets are becoming a more and more important factor for the success of a business. Protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights is therefore an indispensable part of any business strategy. For our clients, we develop and implement strategic concepts for the protection and enforcement of their rights.
Range of services Intellectual Property / IT
- Advice on and development of intellectual property strategies
- Intellectual property applications and registrations
- Pre-trial advice on infringement disputes, development of enforcement and defense strategies concerning intellectual property infringements
- Representation before the courts and arbitral tribunals in infringement actions and other intellectual property or competition disputes
- Drafting and negotiation of intellectual property-related agreements
- IT outsourcing, business process outsourcing, offshoring, legal advice on IT projects
Effectively protecting and enforcing intangible assets
Success in international competition requires the effective protection of intangible assets. Intellectual property infringement extends across domestic boundaries and concerns all companies and fields of business. Our attorneys have extensive experience in all relevant areas of intellectual and industrial property law, namely patent law, trademark law, copyright law and laws against unfair competition as well as press and media law. Thanks to our cooperation with respected domestic and international law firms, we are able to protect and enforce intangible assets
across borders and to advise on all matters concerning intellectual property in connection with business transactions, joint ventures, cooperation agreements etc.
Investing in the future
The need to use the latest in information technologies results in considerable investments and dependencies for any business. Therefore, the chances modern information technology affords are mirrored by considerable risks which must be recognized and prevented. This in mind, we advise and represent business and governmental clients in complex IT and outsourcing projects from the tender phase to contract drafting and negotiation, conclusion of the agreements and beyond.
Safe guarding business success
Ambiguous and insufficient contractual provisions in connection with outsourcing or research and development projects as well as licence agreements and disputes resulting from these can lead to grave consequences for any business. Therefore, a legally sound agreement, appropriately taking into account the interests of all parties involved, is the essential framework forsuccessful and lasting cooperation. Together with our clients, we ensure that the contractual agreements reflect the economic conditions and the expectations of the parties in a correct legal manner and avoid future conflicts.