Industrie 4.0

New opportunities through digitisation

IP Strategy - Industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution offers companies enormous opportunities to rejuvenate their business models through digitisation and networking. Such opportunities range from comprehensive networking of products in the Internet of Things (IoT), to Big Data applications for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) systems for automated analysis of data generated by networked products. Companies face challenges of many kinds here, also with regard to intellectual property: Many new and other competitors raise new questions regarding one’s own freedom to operate, exchanging and using data in networked systems needs regulating, and devices and systems must satisfy interoperability requirements. Our interdisciplinary team of experienced specialists enables us to provide precise guidance for the specific issues you face.

Our services

  • Guidance on protective strategies for digital solutions
  • Support for safeguarding the future on a business model basis, and in generating the relevant invention reports
  • Designing patent applications and claims for successful granting and enforcement
  • Developing risk reduction strategies in freedom-to-operate analyses

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 pulls out all of the stops for clients«

IAM Patent 2019
IAM Patent 2019

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

Chambers Europe 2019

»Global brand owners and Germany's hidden Champions alike continue to flock to Eisenführ Speiser for its cost-effective, commercially minded support«

World Trademark Review 2019

»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)