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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

We support clients in analyzing and drafting licensing terms for various copyright works, including software, texts, databases, GUI, graphics, films, series, clips, etc. Additionally, we handle research, applications and enforcement of trademarks, patents, industrial and utility designs, and other industrial property at the national (Czech Republic), EU and international levels. In case of disputes or objections, we can represent you before courts, authorities, customs authorities and other bodies both in the Czech Republic and the EU.

Thanks to our network of cooperating lawyers, we can provide representation worldwide. We also offer IP Scan and IP Enforcement services and can help small and medium-sized enterprises obtain grants in this area.

  • 100 % Protection tailored to you

  • 70 Countries in which we provide IP protection

  • 16 Highly experienced lawyers

Why choose us

01

We excel in intellectual property, regularly receiving industry awards.

Awarded Law Firm of the Year in Intellectual Property by The Legal 500 EMEA (Tier 1) and Chambers and Partners (Band 3). Our team and individual attorneys consistently rank among the top specialists in intellectual property.

02

We have been dedicated to the field since the establishment of the law firm. Few others have such extensive experience.

Over more than 30 years, we have encountered almost everything in the field of intellectual property law. We maintain our expertise in-house to always choose the right approach.

03

We assist the state in implementing important directives in this area into Czech law.

We serve as advisory voices and consultants to government agencies in the implementation of European directives. We also contribute to the preparation of domestic legislation. Therefore, we have a detailed overview of current developments and plans.

What we do for clients

  • We analyze and draft licensing terms for software, databases, graphics, films, series and any other content covered by copyright. We represent clients in negotiations with collective rights managers.
  • We conduct research, classification, and submit applications for trademarks, designs, patents and other industrial property rights.
  • We represent clients before the Industrial Property Office (ÚPV) or the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in all types of proceedings (objections, invalidity, etc.).
  • We handle defense against counterfeiting and the enforcement of intellectual property rights both extrajudicially, before courts, and in proceedings before customs authorities.
  • We negotiate settlements, coexistence agreements, licensing contracts and other IP transactions.
  • We conduct comprehensive audits of intellectual property, covering employees, suppliers, SaaS, open-source, subscription models and provide recommendations or remediate undesirable situations.
  • We secure and administer grants for small and medium-sized enterprises in the field of intellectual property and provide IP Scan and IP Enforcement services to the Industrial Property Office and clients.
  • We handle domain disputes and assist in protecting clients' brands in the online world and on online platforms.

Who will be dedicated to assisting you

What our clients say about us

Collaborations that bring satisfaction to both us and our clients

JETBRAINS

Legal support related to intellectual property for the client's key IT business, including advice on End User License Agreements (EULA) and licensing agreements, as well as the creation and distribution of NFTs.

Intellectual Property

MEX TRADING

Representation of a client in a protracted international trademark dispute, in which we coordinated the joint action of lawyers in the EU and South America.

Intellectual Property

UMBRELLA MOBILITY

Preparation of a comprehensive strategy for the client's industrial property, including researching similar names and trademarks, recommending wording and design for trademark registration, advising on product and service classes, and representing the client throughout the entire trademark application process and enforcement.

Intellectual Property

AL.21

Preparation of a complete strategy for the client's industrial property, including researching similar names and trademarks, recommending wording and design for trademark registration, advising on product and service classes, and representing the client throughout the entire trademark application process and enforcement. All of this was done before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Industrial Property Office (ÚPV), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and authorities in Canada, the USA and Australia.

Intellectual Property

akurlee

Taking over the representation of the client for the entire area of their trademarks in the Czech Republic, EU, UK and USA. Representation in proceedings regarding the invalidity of a trademark and representing the client in registering designs.

Intellectual Property

DEUFOL

Ensuring a detailed analysis of intellectual property rights for the client's key product, along with the complex setup of licensing conditions and defining parameters for future development. We also secured several trademarks and provided licensing advice for the client.

Intellectual Property

Take the First Step towards collaboration

Whether you are seeking legal consultation or a long-term partner, feel free to contact us without any obligation.

We will get in touch with you no later than the next business day to discuss the next steps.

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