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IP Strategy - Freedom To Operate

We provide you with searches and analyses in answer to the question whether third-party IP rights could potentially stop you from manufacturing or marketing a product, or from performing a service. Are warning letters or even infringement suits to be expected? In a given country, are protective rights in force that require special attention? Are there potential ways of circumventing IP rights? Based on in-depth knowledge of your IP aims, our experts will clarify the legal situation, evaluate their findings with you and put forward recommendations for further action.

Our services

  • Market analysis
  • Evaluation of competitors
  • Assessment of German and foreign patents
  • Creation of workarounds
  • Developing specific recommendations for action

Our attorneys

The attorneys at Eisenführ Speiser combine technical and legal excellence. The following members of the firm will discuss your specific concerns with you and put together the right team to meet your needs.

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Awards

»Eisenführ Speiser makes things as simple as possible for rights holders«

IAM Patent 2019
IAM Patent 2019

»Strong, full-service IP firm with extensive coverage of the German market«

Chambers Europe 2019

»An impressive combination of trademark attorneys and attorneys at law means that the support it offers is truly holistic«

World Trademark Review 2018

»This boutique for trademark and competition law recently drew attention, also at international level, with its intense litigation activity«

 

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2018/19 (Marken- und Designrecht)
JUVE Handbuch 2018/19

»This is one of Germany’s leading IP firms«

 

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2018/19 (Patentrecht)
JUVE Handbuch 2018/19

»Eisenführ Speiser is a true partner for strategic planning and implementation in response to IP challenges«

 

The Legal 500 Deutschland 2019 (Patentrecht/Streitbeilegung)
The Legal 500 Deutschland (Patentrecht/Streitbeilegung)

»Eisenführ Speiser wins client approval with their combination of broad coverage of industries and their in-depth Expertise«

 

The Legal 500 Deutschland 2019 (Patentrecht)
The Legal 500 Deutschland 2019 (Patentrecht)

»Eisenführ Speiser combines contentious and non-contentious work with ease«

IAM Patent 2019
IAM Patent 2019