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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Latest news

November 2020

Contribution of Dr Holger Veenhuis and Dr Katrin Winkelmann in mt|medizintechnik

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January 2020

Dr Katrin Winkelmann and Dr Tilman Müller in an interview with DeviceMed

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December 2019

Patent protection in networked medicine - Dr. Katrin Winkelmann and Dr. Tilman Müller in "e-health-com"

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Awards

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

Chambers Europe 2021

»Eisenführ Speiser is steadily building a thriving litigation arm, while also undertaking decisive action in counterfeiting and border confiscation matters«

World Trademark Review 2021

»In addition to the well-known names in the market, the younger generation is taking on more and more responsibility in mandates«

 

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2020 (Marken- und Designrecht)
JUVE

»The numerous permanent clients and the constant expansion of the practice through the acquisition of new portfolios are proof of the consistently high quality of advice provided by the Team«

 

The Legal 500 Deutschland 2021 (Patentrecht: Anmeldungen/Amtsverfahren)
Legal 500

»In-depth knowledge of both technical and legal matters. Covers the patent prosecution and litigation sides with equal aplomb«

IAM Patent 2021
IAM 2021

»The mixed IP law firm is one of the very active German prosecution practices, but it is also very active in litigation«

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2020 (Patentrecht)
JUVE

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