Accurate litigation services in the field if intellectual property range from preparatory and precautionary customs monitoring, exhaustive preservation of evidence, interim measures and the actual court action to the final enforcement of and monitoring of compliance with decisions taken by courts and authorities.

Our services in the field of litigation particularly encompass

Preservation of Evidence

  • Searches of registrations and use
  • Undercover investigations
  • Preservation of evidence usable in court according to German and foreign standards
  • Independent proceedings for the preservation of evidence

Preliminary measures

  • Independent proceedings for the preservation of evidence
  • Anticipated defence statements for the prevention of judicial interim measures
  • Pursuit of judicial interim measures, particularly preliminary injunctions
  • Defence against enforcement measures
  • Customs seizure


  • Patent infringement proceedings
  • Patent invalidation proceedings
  • Trademark and design infringement proceedings
  • Cancellation actions against trademarks and designs
  • Actions for a declaratory judgment confirm non-infringement
  • Replevin
  • Unfair competition actions
  • Copyright actions
  • Application and registration procedures for patents, utility models, trademarks, designs and copyrights
  • Opposition procedures particularly against patents or trademarks
  • Nullity actions against official acts of European authorities
  • Interim injunctions
  • Preventive actions, e.g. pre-emptive brief
  • UDRP cancellation or transfer actions regarding Internet domain names
  • Enforcement measures
  • Complaints and appeals

Customs Monitoring

  • National and European procedures
  • Establishment and annual renewal
  • Standardised evaluation of suspected counterfeits
  • Standardised reporting
  • Preservation of evidence
  • Infringement actions
  • Enforcement