Design Rights

Design Rights

Industrial design rights protect the visual aesthetic appearance of a product or of parts thereof insofar as this is/these are new and distinct. They protect the aesthetic design of a product which, besides a trademark, plays an important role in the commercial success of a product. Our activities in the field of industrial design law are in particular comprised of:

  • Consultancy services assisting you in the selection of product designs and parts thereof that are eligible for registration as an industrial design right
  • Application and use of German, European and International and industrial design rights
  • Judicial and extrajudicial enforcement and defence of industrial design rights
  • Border seizures
  • Contractual consultancy

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