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Godemeyer Blum Lenze   werkpatent

Range of services

We offer comprehensive support and advice

Holding doctorate degrees in the natural sciences we do not only know our trade but above all we understand your developments, products, inventions, and ideas.

We take care of providing the best protection possible for the intellectual property of your company and support you in all matters of the industrial property protection relating to patents, utility models, and designs.

Above all our clients appreciate our years of experience and the high-quality work we are doing. Our above-average success rates in oppositions and nullity proceedings speak for themselves. In disputes our negotiating skills frequently enable us to reach economically sensible settlements out of court.

Our services in detail

  • Patents

    • drafting of application texts
    • preparing, filing, and maintaining of German, European, and international patent applications according to the PCT
    • entry of national and regional phases of international patent applications
    • representing European patents in Germany and instructing representatives in other European countries
    • conducting oppositions to German and European patents
    • representation abroad within our network of correspondent attorneys in all industrial and threshold countries
  • Trade Marks

    • application of German trade marks and EU community trade marks
    • international registration of trade marks according to the Madrid Agreement and the Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement
    • oppositions to German and community trademarks and the granting of protection for international registrations
    • representation abroad within our network of correspondent attorneys in all industrial and threshold countries
  • Representation and consultancy following an application and in bilateral proceedings

    Representation in and out of court and consultancy in all matters including

    • enforcing and defending of industrial property rights
    • disputing claims arising from industrial property rights
    • nullity proceedings against granted patents
    • carrying out and assessing searches for prior art and in infringement matters
    • drawing up legal opinions
    • monitoring competitors’ applications for industrial property rights
    • assessment of industrial property rights particularly in company take-overs
    • drawing up of and consultation for licence agreements
    • strategising industrial property rights
  • German Employees’ Invention Law

    • consultancy and representation in matters of the German employees’ invention law
    • handling all organisational procedures concerning the German employees’ invention law
    • drawing up of cooperation treaties with external partners
    • calculation of remuneration
    • representation in arbitration boards
  • Utility model & semiconductor topography

    • drafting, filing, and maintenance of applications for utility models and semiconductor topography registrations
  • Registered designs

    • preparation, filing, and maintenance of German, European, and international applications for registered designs
  • Protection of plant variety rights

    • preparation, filing, and maintenance of applications for the protection of plant variety rights
  • Training of patent attorneys

    • in addition, we train employees of your company’s patent department or your IP managers individually in the operational procedures of a patent attorney. Within one or two months your employees will gain insight into our IP firm and gather useful work experience of how we work at the interfaces between patent offices, patent departments, and inventors.

Patent attorneys   European patent trademark and design attorneys