BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT
For over 80 years BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT has represented national and international clients from various industries in all aspects of intellectual property, and worked closely with the technical, business and marketing teams on the clients’ side. In both prosecution and litigation, the attorneys at law and patent attorneys work in concert with one another and with clients.
Trademark law has been a core activity of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT for many years. The firm’s attorneys at law are committed to all major national and international organisations and are proven experts in their respective fields, with numerous publications and academic achievements. The firm is continuously ranked among the law firms with the most German and EU trademark applications. In addition to the strong prosecution practice, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT also covers the whole spectrum of contentious trademark matters.
The key elements of the firm’s trademark advisory services are:
- consultation before trademark applications – for example, devising trademark strategies, drawing up product specifications and conducting availability searches;
- filing and prosecution of applications at both a national and international level, with a network of reliable associates worldwide;
- administration and monitoring of trademark rights throughout their lifecycle, often for several decades;
- advice on contractual matters of every kind, with a particular focus on licensing agreements, prior rights agreements and coexistence agreements, including antitrust law; and
- contentious work, including infringement proceedings and a wide range of services to combat counterfeiting, including border seizure recordations.
The firm’s client portfolio includes a broad range of well-known national and international brands, from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinational corporations. BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT has the necessary experience to handle all kinds of requests appropriately and efficiently. This is the benchmark of success for clients worldwide.
The patent lawyers of BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT are active in all classic disciplines of science and engineering and are also specialised in disciplines such as information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, biochemistry and environmental technology.
With a focus on the acquisition, defence and assertion of patents, utility models and industrial designs, as well as on consulting services in relation to the drafting and conclusion of licensing and cooperation agreements, the firm supports companies in building up their patent administration processes and departments and supports companies continuously in questions of employee invention rights.
Clients include globally active groups and leading companies both in Germany and abroad, as well as many domestic medium-sized companies, investors, authors, artists and associations – particularly universities and technology transfer organisations.
The attorneys at law and patent attorneys at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT work seamlessly together to draw up a full-scale IP strategy and enforcement scheme. They represent clients in national and international courts and official bodies in patent infringement and nullity cases. Further, the attorneys at law advise on German and international matters regarding unfair competition, design and copyright, antitrust, data protection, media and entertainment.
For the best possible support, it is important for BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT to be close to its clients and the relevant offices and courts. Therefore, it has eight offices in Germany: Munich – one of the seats of the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court – Bremen, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Bielefeld and Potsdam. BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT’s international offices are located in Alicante (with direct access to the EUIPO), Paris and Shanghai.
BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT
- Rudolf Boeckenholt, Partner
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