Intellectual Property


Green Branding vs. Greenwashing

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Fighting Piracy via Website Blocking?

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ERLBURG advises on all aspects of Intellectual Property Law. We are specialists for Trademark Law, Design Law, Unfair Competition Law as well as Copyright Law and have a strong media expertise. Besides litigation in all of these areas we focus on Brand Portfolio Management and secure as well as protect for clients national and international IP rights. We also advise on licensing and in relation to Anti-Piracy.

Our Core Areas

We advise clients in the safeguarding and defence of their Intellectual Property Rights including Copyrights on a national and international level. This comprises brand portfolio management, complex IP litigation as well as advice on licensing issues.

IP Litigation
Brand Management
Media Law
Unfair Competition



Street artist BANKSY secures trademark victory at EUIPO

British street artist BANKSY has gained a major success before the Boards of Appeals of EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) regarding his well-known image of a monkey. A greeting card company had filed a request for cancellation. The Fifth Board of Appeal held that the trademark, registered by BANKSY’s authenticating body Pest Control Office […]

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Reform of EU Design Law

The crucial phase for the long-awaited revision of the EU legal framework for Designs has begun. The Design Directive and the Community Design Regulation were created twenty years ago. The European Commission has now published the drafts for a revised Directive and Regulation. The revision of the legal framework is intended to ensure that Design law […]

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