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The professional duties and responsibilities as patent attorney are essentially to be at disposal for third parties as independent advisor and representative.

The advice comprises in particular all requests about achievement, maintenance, defence and challenge of industrial property rights.

The representation of third parties includes mainly proceedings before German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), Bundessortenamt (BSA), before Federal Patent Court (BPatG), in special cases before the Federal Court of Justice (BGH), before the OHIM and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

The representation of a client comprises depending on property right and type of proceedings:

A further field of activity is the participation in litigations before ordinary courts in order to enforce your intellectual properties, i.e. legal action concerning copying of a registered design right, infringement of a patent, vindication or decrial of a trademark. A further activity can be a request for customs action, especially for detainment of imported infringing/counterfeiting goods or for prevention of plagiarism.

Also the verification and draft of license agreements or contracts of sale in order to commercialize your intellectual properties is offered.

Please note the Legal Notices.