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 Specialized European Patent Attorneys



We represent our clients in the field of software patents and (standard essential) telecommunication patents (GSM, UMTS, LTE, ...). Over the last years we gained experience in litigation proceedings in the worldwide telecommunication industry. Furthermore we were involved in several revocation proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Federal Patent Court.

Offered Services

We provide assistance regarding National Phase Entries from PCT and Validations focussing on European Software Patents and Electrical Engineering Patents. We also provide respective translations and tax services.

Representation can be taken over before the following authorities and courts:
  • German Patent and Trade Mark Office ( DPMA )
  • Federal Patent Court ( BPatG )
  • Bundesgerichtshof (BGH ) ( 110 of the Patent Law)
  • European Patent Office ( EPA )
  • International Bureau ( WIPO )
  • Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market Trade Marks and Designs ( OHIM )

1. Protection of inventions

Protection of your inventions and innovation in Germany, Europe and worldwide by PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty);
Consulting services range from prosecution to opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the Europ & auml; pean Patent Office (EPO) and the German Federal Patent Court (FPC);
Production of technical translations as well as creating technical drawings

2. Prior art searches, due diligence

Carrying out prior art researches together with evaluation and recommendation for action;
Legal status analysis;
Industry and competitive analysis for monitoring of research and development activities of your competitors;
Analysis and monitoring of competitor patent portfolios

3. Portfolio Management

Development and expansion of own patent portfolio;
Acquisition of patent portfolios
  • Validity checks
  • Monetarization/ litigation
  • Identification of essential and standard relavant patents (eg. 3GPP)
Management of existing patent portfolio;
Monitoring and payment of annual fees of your intellectual property rights;
Full service "outsourced patent department"

4. Strategy Consulting

Consulting, especially
  • strategic aspects of patent portfolios
  • Economic principles, cost management
  • Dealing with internal know-how

5. Enforcement and defense

Enforcement of patents and utility models;
Elimination of invalid rights of competitors in opposition proceedings, revocation actions

6. Monitoring of employee inventions

Inventor care;
Advice and elaborations regarding incentive models

7. Flanking Protection

Copyright; Trademarks; Designs

8. Lectures

Lecture Series 2015 (computer science, mobile communications, semiconductor technology);
German and European Patent Practice
Employee training (in-house training), inventor training

9. Others

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