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Our services in design patent
and registered design law

The services we offer in design patent and registered design law cover all activities in this field.

In particular, we offer the following services in connection with design patents and registered designs:

  • Implementation and analysis of design research
  • Drafting design patent and registered design applications
  • Submitting
    - German design applications to the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA),
    - Community design applications to the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO),
    - international design applications (submitting applications to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) under the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs)
    or
    - national design patent and registered design applications in any country around the world in cooperation with appropriately qualified local colleagues
  • Implementation of the registration and review procedure before the relevant authorities in Germany and in other countries, right up to the registration of the design
  • Advice on matters of design patent or registered design strategy
  • Management of design patent or registered design portfolios
  • Monitoring and payment of renewal fees (fee monitoring)
  • Defending design patents and registered designs in opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Enforcing design patent and design rights against infringers
  • Monitoring design patent and registered design applications by your competitors
  • Implementing cancellation proceedings against your competitors’ design patents or registered designs


Please do not hesitate to contact us anytime if you have further questions regarding design patents, registered designs, or the services we offer in this field.