Esche Schümann Commichau

Intellectual Property Rights


Advising on patents, utility models and other industrial property rights; representation in infringement, nullity, cancellation proceedings, and actions for a declaration of non-infringement; structuring of licensing agreements and technology transfers. >> Patent law

Trademarks, Copyright and Design Protection

Research on, filings for and management of brands, consulting on corporate logos, titles of works, naming rights and other identifiers; infringement and deletion suits; appeal and complaint proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) and EUIPO, copyright infringement suits and prosecution of internet piracy cases; design protection filings and enforcement, license agreement structuring, securing of internet domains and representation in domain name litigation. >>Trademark, copyright and design protection law

Press and publicity regulations

Legal advice before publishing; legal advice on press releases and publicity in times of crisis; legal representation in negotiations concerning claims for information; legal representation concerning publicity management and proceedings for libel. >> Press and publishing law

Advertising and unfair competition law

Assessment of promotions and advertising campaigns; assessment of innovative forms of advertisement, lotteries and raffles, sales discounts, giveaways, and comparative advertising; prosecution of acts of unfair competition, e.g., passing off or unfair poaching of customers or employees; advising on associated fields of unfair competition law including food and drug advertising law. >> Advertising and Unfair Competition Law