Founded by Karl-Heinz Schaumburg in Munich in 1970, today our law firm is a renowned address for intellectual property rights. A majority of our clients are medium-sized and large companies. We work for these national and international companies primarily in the fields of patents, utility models, trademarks and designs. Our work involves obtaining and defending IP rights before the patent offices and patent courts, advising in contract and licensing matters and enforcing the rights of our clients against infringers before court or defending them against groundless threats of infringement by third parties. We take action to invalidate IP rights of competitors or so-called patent trolls.
Moreover, we advise and assist our clients in all matters of intellectual property rights. In particular, we offer competent advice based on comprehensive experience with respect to:
- patent litigation
- trademark litigation
- design litigation
- prior rights agreements
- evaluation, purchase and sale of IP rights
- expert opinion (due diligence, freedom to operate (FTO),
- infringement expert opinions, expert opinions on legal
- validity/nullity, expert opinions on the risk of confusion of
- questions relating to employee invention rights
In our daily business, the requirements and objectives of our clients always have priority. We provide trustworthy consultation, while keeping the focus on the economic interests of our clients. This is our strength and the reason for the numerous client relationships that already span decades.
Our partners and attorneys are members in national and international intellectual property associations and organizations as well as the German Patent Bar Association.
The expertise of our experienced partners is shared with younger colleagues to ensure the high quality of our services into the future.