FMO Rechtsanwaltskanzlei - Markenrecht


Trade mark development & trade mark protection

  • Trade mark research in national and international registers
  • National and international trade mark registration
  • Legal aspects of trade mark development
  • Trade mark monitoring

Licensing & exploitation of your trade marks

  • Trade mark licensing agreements and support in negotiations
  • Special know-how in franchising and merchandising law
  • Value assessment by our cooperating partners
  • Trade mark transfer agreements

Defence of your trade marks

  • Confiscation of products in case of product piracy in Austria and within the EU
  • Civil law action against unlawful use of your trade marks and filing action for injunction
  • Criminal proceedings against trade mark infringers
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Austrian Patent Office (ÖPA), the German Patent and Trademarks Office (DPMA) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • Special know how in defending your trade mark application when a third party filed an opposition: we do check the portfolio of the opponent and may recommend smart strategy or a counter attack, usually the parties then conclude an out-of-office agreement
  • Coexistence-agreements to solve a stalemate after an opposition against your trade mark