Intellectual Property


Trademarks & Designs: COVID-19 Update

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The Power of Green Branding


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



.shop, .vip, .online: New generic Top Level Domains (new gTLDs) on the rise

Back in 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) agreed on the stepwise introduction of new generic Top Level Domains (new gTLDs). Around 1.180 new domain names such as .blog, .music, .museum and .luxury have become available for registration of second level domains since then and their importance is growing. In April […]


Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt recommends Dr. Ulrike Grübler

Ulrike Grübler has been included again into the circle of the most renowned German lawyers for Intellectual Property. The ranking has been conducted for the German newspaper Handelsblatt. It is based on a comprehensive peer-to-peer survey amongst lawyers which are asked for the reputation of their colleagues. The result is a list of recommendations named “Germany’s Best Lawyers”.

The American publishing house Best Lawyers has a reputation to be the US market leader for rankings in the legal market. It has been publishing lawyers’ rankings in the US for more than 25 years. The German ranking of Best Lawyers and Handelsblatt has now been published for the 12th time. It features German lawyers in more than 60 areas of expertise. Among the evaluated specialized areas is also Intellectual Property.

An overview of the results of the survey as well as the named lawyers can be found under the following link.