Licensing

  • licensing and exploitation of IP rights
  • R&D cooperations
  • IP carve-outs/IP exploitation
  • sales and licensing antitrust law
  • IP buyouts/IP assignments

Commercial Agreements

  • cooperation and marketing agreements
  • purchase and sale agreements
  • general terms and conditions

Litigation

  • in-court representation (national/EU level)
  • arbitration
  • preliminary injunctions and other protective relief

Transactions

  • IP/IT in M&A transactions
  • IP/IT in private equity/venture capital investments
  • IP/IT due diligence
  • transitional service agreements
  • joint ventures

IP-Clearance

  • researching prior IP rights (nationally/worldwide)
  • risk assessment for product launches (nationally/worldwide)
  • IP strategic consulting (acquisition, destruction and/or delimitation vis-à-vis competing IP rights)

IP-Portfolio Management

  • structuring, management, and optimization of IP portfolios (nationally/worldwide)
  • strategic trademark management
  • IP registration and litigation

IP-Enforcement

  • efficient enforcement of IP rights (nationally/worldwide)
  • international litigation management (coordination of cross-border IP disputes)
  • in-court representation

Information Technology

  • IT projects (ERP introductions, outsourcing)
  • IT licenses (SaaS, PaaS, etc.)
  • software distribution
  • maintenance, support, hosting
  • e-commerce

Data Protection

  • GDPR compliance
  • internal investigations
  • documentation & policy
  • data protection litigation

Distribution

  • distribution agreements (distributors, sales agents, selective distribution systems, etc.)
  • purchase and sale agreements
  • franchising
  • sales representative post-termination claims

Competition

  • unfair competition
  • product launches
  • advertising and marketing (online/offline)
  • product counterfeiting
  • covenants not to compete

Communication

  • publishing
  • business communication
  • crisis communication
  • litigation PR