Leistungsbereich Designrecht
Design Law

Create and protect individuality

We protect the external design of your products using all means available, from competition law to designs and 3D trademarks. Our attorneys-at-law and patent attorneys join forces to create comprehensive protection for the technical and design elements of your products. 

Our expertise in design law:

  • Soft IP right filing strategies 
  • National trademarks, EUTMs and IR marks 
  • Market surveys 
  • Trademark and prior art searches 
  • Copyright and competition law
  • Domains 
  • Geographical indications of origin
  • IP transactions
  • Due diligence 
  • Combating product and trademark piracy
  • Border seizures
Creativity in design law

3D trademark or design? Both? Working closely with our patent attorneys, we analyse and evaluate the features of your products with legal and technical precision, always keeping in mind the ultimate objective and thinking beyond filing at the national offices and the EUIPO. Effective communication and an in-depth understanding of your business and the markets in which you operate allow us to help you successfully achieve your objectives. With a watchful eye on copyright and competition law, we offer a tailored approach to strengthening your competitive position.

Kreativ im Designrecht

Contact person for design law

Michaela Ring

Attorney-at-law and Certified Specialist IP Lawyer

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Andreas Görg

Dipl.-Ing. (Mechanical Engineering), German and European Patent Attorney, European Design Attorney, UPC Representative

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Kei Enomoto

Ph.D. Chem., M.Sc., British and European Patent Attorney

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Our services for trademarks and designs

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