Design law


The appearance of a product or of parts thereof can be protected by design rights. Design rights protect the aesthetic design of a product. Our work in design law includes in particular:

  • Advice on the selection of product designs and of parts thereof to be protected under design law
  • Application and administration of German, European and international designs
  • Judicial and extrajudicial enforcement and defence of design rights
  • Border seizure procedures
  • Advice in contractual matters