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

December 2019

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

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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 2019

»The fact that clients like Philips have recently mandated the IP team more comprehensively in unfair competition and design processes underlines how clients value the experience of the team«

 

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/20 (Marken- und Designrecht)
JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/20

»Eisenführ Speiser participates more than other patent law firms in the growing litigation business in Germany«

 

JUVE Handbuch Wirtschaftskanzleien 2019/20 (Patentrecht)
JUVE

»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