Your German Partner for IP Prosecution, Litigation and Consulting in Europe
Protect the shape and design of your products

File a German or European design application

Designs protect the external appearance of your products and are often referred to as design patents.

If no patent protection is possible or desired for your product, a registered design may be effective. It allows you to take action against plagiarism of your products for up to 25 years from the date of filing.
Our approach

Transparent, fair and intelligible

Patent and trademark attorneys prepare your design application with a foresighted eye on novelty and individuality. However, these are not examined by the Office when the application is filed, so that the quality of the application only becomes apparent in the event of a dispute in court. By having your application examined by a lawyer in advance, you avoid expensive legal disputes and secure your product in the long term.
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FIND AN EXPERIENCED PATENT ATTORNEY

Our partner attorneys gained years of experience in German law firms and international leading enterprises

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FREE INITIAL CALL

IP matters are long-time matters. Get to know your attorney, find a common ground and discuss your request from expert to expert

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FLAT-FEE OFFER / FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

Depending on your individual concern we provide you with a detailed overview of requested services and costs

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Research (recommended)

Minimize opposition and appeal risks

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file application

Your intellectual property securely protected

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Monitor (recommended)

Secure long-term competitive advantages

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Your reliable partner who takes care of everything

Research

Owner research
Similarity research
Assessment of the risk of collision

File

Novelty check
Check for peculiarity
Design application

Monitor

Competition monitoring
Design monitoring
Annual fees

Enforce

Information, compensation & omission
Invalidity proceedings
Coexistence agreements
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SECURELY PROTECTED

Your IP partner for sustainable success

Our partner attorneys can fully concentrate on what they like to do best: successfully advise and represent their clients. As a result, clients do not pay for analog back-office processes, only for professional legal advice from a highly specialized attorney.

Especially in the case of patents, the technical and professional match between patent attorney and your invention is critical for success. With us clients and attorneys always find each other on a purely subject-related basis.
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in the noventive office

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