Trademarks and Competition

Entrepreneurial success is based to a large extent on its operational know-how, the cultivation of its customer base, concise brands, and a high reputation in the market.

Well-known manufacturers, retailers, service providers from various industries, and creative agencies rely on our expertise and longstanding strategic practice. This applies to the protection, acquisition and subsequent utilization of intellectual property and know-how as well as its subsequent exploitation, defense and enforcement.

KUNZ news on our area of competence

Here you can find judgements on trademarks and competition

Our "Brands and Competition" team is particularly active in the following areas:

Brands & Design

  • Registration of Trademarks & Designs worldwide
  • Strategic Brand Consulting and Research
  • Representation in Proceedings before the DPMA (German Patent and Trademark Office), EuIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office), WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
  • License Agreements and Demarcation Agreements
  • Prosecution of Legal Violations and their Defense

Employee Inventions, Research & Development

  • Inventor Remuneration: Requirements & Calculation
  • Free Inventions and Job-Related Inventions
  • R&D: Drafting Contracts, Securing Rights and Work Results

Competition Law

  • Competition Violations: Prosecution and Defense of Warnings
  • Misleading, Imitation, Unreasonable Harassment, Breach of Law
  • Reputational Damage, Breach of Trade Secrets & Know How
  • Online Marketing: Content, Search Engines, E-Mail Marketing
  • Warning, Protective Letter, Interim Order
  • Omission, Information and Compensation

Trade Secrets & Know-how

  • Protection of Trade Secrets and Know-How
  • Realization
  • Confidentiality Agreements, NDAs & LOIs
  • Prosecution of Violations and Defense of Warnings

Copyright, Photos & GEMA

  • Protected Works and Services
  • Drafting of Contracts: License Agreements & Co
  • Realization of Works, Software and Databases
  • Prosecution of legal Violations and Defense of Warnings
  • GEMA (Society for Musical Performing and Mechanical Reproduction Rights) Claims: Advice & Representation of the Users

Right of Press and Expression

  • Reputation Protection for Companies
  • Critical and untrue Statements on the Internet and in the Press
  • Omission, Correction, Revocation and Reply  
  • Warnings, Summary Proceedings, Online Complaint Procedures


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Tanja Risse

Salary Partner
Specialist lawyer for intellectual property rights
Specialist lawyer for IT law
Specialist lawyer for copyright and media law
Lecturer at the University Koblenz-Landau

Christine Libor

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist Lawyer for Copyright and Media Law

Carl-Bernhard von Heusinger

Attorney-at-Law (Germany)
Specialist lawyer for commercial and corporate law
Specialist lawyer for tax law
Member of the state parliament

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