Intellectual Property

Attorneys for Intellectual Property in Germany: Procedural Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Germany

ZELLER & SEYFERT is a German litigation law firm which is specialized – inter alia – in enforcing the intellectual property rights of companies and entrepreneurs in Germany, in the EU and in international IP proceedings. Our attorneys will represent your company out of court, e.g. by sending out warning letters and requesting a signed cease and desist declaration from the infringer. Our attorneys will also represent your business before all German and EU courts. Likewise, our attorneys will represent your company in administrative procedures, e.g. before the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), the EU Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Google

In our litigation law firm Attorney at Law Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M. (USA) will handle the IP law case of your company. Christian is a Certified IP Law Specialist as well as a Certified Copyright & Media Law Specialist. He has dealt with intellectual property cases in Germany, in the EU and on an international scale for many years.

Intellectual property rights are in particular:

Furthermore, ZELLER & SEYFERT also will assist your company with enforcing its rights in other signs and symbols, such as naming rights of an entrepreneur or artist, the right to the legal business name of your company or the right to the domain name of the website of your company.

As to the enforcement of the copyrights of your company, please click on Copyright Law for more information.

Our attorneys will also help your company to intercept counterfeited products from abroad, which infringe on the intellectual property of your company. Our attorneys will stop these pirated products at the German border with the assistance of the German customs authorities. Our attorneys will then also seek to have these counterfeited goods destroyed right at the German border (fight against product piracy). In order to protect the intellectual property of your company, our attorneys will start border seizure procedures with the German customs authorities. For more information on the issue please click on Border Seizure Procedures by the German Customs Authorities.

Attorneys for Intellectual Property in Germany: Competition Law

It is the goal of German competition law to ensure that companies act fairly and in compliance with German and EU law on the German market. If a company on the German market does not abide by German or EU law, it may be legally forced by other competitors on the German market to cease and desist from its anti-competitive behavior. Our attorneys will help your company to force unfair competitors on the German market to comply with German and EU law. At the same time our attorneys will defend your company against unjustified competition law claims which have been put forward against your company in Germany.

ZELLER & SEYFERT are experienced litigators who have specialized in particular in the following areas of competition law in Germany:

Attorney at Law Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M. (USA) has represented his clients for years in competition law disputes before German courts. In addition to the enforcement of intellectual property rights of his company clients in Germany, representing business owners in commercial disputes before German courts is the core of Christian’s legal practice. In Germany, the chambers of commerce within the German district courts are responsible to decide about competition law matters in the first instance. Lawsuits about burdening orders issued by German supervisory authorities, e.g. in gambling law matters, are handled by the German administrative courts.

Attorneys for Intellectual Property in Germany: Legal Representation in Summary Proceedings (Speedy Trials)

If somebody has violated the intellectual property rights of your company, urgent legal action is regularly needed to stop further intellectual property infringements to the detriment of your company. ZELLER & SEYFERT is a German litigation law firm which is acquainted with the peculiarities of summary proceedings (speedy trials) in commercial disputes before German courts. In such summery proceedings, our attorneys will quickly enforce the intellectual property rights of your company and seek an immediate injunction before the competent German commercial court. Please just contact us. Our attorneys are easy to talk to and happy to help to enforce the IP rights of your company in Germany.

Your Contact Person in Intellectual Property Matters

Do you still have questions concerning the German, EU and international law on intellectual property? Your contact person with ZELLER & SEYFERT concerning issues related to intellectual property, trademark law, patent law, law on utility models, design protection, plant variety rights, copyright law, competition law, data protection law and gambling law is Attorney at Law Dr. Christian Seyfert, LL.M. (USA). Christian is a Certified IP Law Specialist and a Certified Copyright & Media Law Specialist. Please just contact him by e-mail (seyfert@zellerseyfert.com) or by phone (xxx) about your IP law issue.

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