ERLBURG advises on all aspects of Intellectual Property Law. We are specialists for Trademark Law, Design Law, Unfair Competition Law and Copyright Law, and have a Media Law expertise. Besides litigation in all of these areas we focus on Brand Portfolio Management and secure as well as protect national and international IP rights, in particular trademarks and designs. We also advise on Copyrights including licensing and in relation to Anti-Piracy. In countries, in which we cannot provide legal advice ourselves, we rely on the experience of law firms we have trusted cooperations with and coordinate the legal advice.

Our core competences comprise the following areas:

  • IP-Litigation including extra-judicial representation of clients in relation to Intellectual Property rights (warning letters, preliminary injunction proceedings, main action proceedings)
  • Brand Portfolio Management including Trademark Prosecution and Design Prosecution (e.g. application, opposition and further office procedures before Intellectual Property Offices like DPMA and EUIPO)
  • Development and enforcement of IP strategies/advice on product launches (naming, IP registrations in relevant local markets, enforcement of IP rights)
  • Trademark and design availability searches/pre-rights and delimitation agreements
  • Anti-Piracy/Anti-Cybersquatting including Customs proceedings
  • Advice in relation to look-alikes and misleading advertising
  • Copyrights
  • Licensing of IP rights
IP Litigation
Brand Management
Media Law
Unfair Competition