The case for Germany

Germany is the biggest and most affluentcountry in Europe. That makes it a vitalmarket for companies from across theworld. However, while Germany is amember of the European Union and should,therefore, follow standard EU trademarkpractice, there are certain nuances to theway the law is interpreted and enforced thatcould spell trouble for anyone failing to callupon the expertise of local counsel. And forthose used to working in a common lawjurisdiction, the fact that Germany is a civillaw country brings other factors into play


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