Intellectual Property Law Firm

Protect Your Innovations Ensure Competitive Advantage

More than ever, the effective legal protection of innovative ideas is the decisive factor for economic success in all industry sectors. We offer fast, effective and long-term solutions and assist our clients in the development and implementation, as well as maintenance and defense of their portfolio of Intellectual Property rights.

Our experienced team of patent attorneys and attorneys at law has an extensive technical and legal knowledge at its command and is therefore able to provide effective and comprehensive advice in all areas of Intellectual Property.

Law firm News


Müller Schupfner & Partner successfully defends Gum-Tech in patent infringement dispute before the German Federal Supreme Court

The rubber sheet manufacturer Gum-Tech does not infringe the patent of a direct competitor. […]

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Panel on "How to protect your business through trademarks and designs" with participation of Müller Schupfner & Partner

At the joint project of 4iP Counsel and INTA on the occasion of World IP Day, attorney Mascha Heidelberg will be one of three speakers focused in particular on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). […]

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Follow-up to the ECTA ®ETREAT

This year's ECTA ®ETREAT workshop on "TRADE MARKS AND DESIGNS: CASE LAW OF THE EUIPO BOARDS OF APPEAL AND OF GERMAN COURTS" was again successfully moderated and co-organised by Müller Schupfner & Partner. […]

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IP News


Interpretation of Art. 13 (2) of the new Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal of the EPO

The new Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA) of the European Patent Office (EPO) have been in force since January 1, 2020. […]

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Nullity of trademarks due to non-use – Federal Supreme Court, I ZR 40/20

According to Section 49 (1) MarkenG, a trademark is liable to revocation if the trademark has not been used pursuant to Section 26 MarkenG within an uninterrupted period of five years after the date on which opposition to it is no longer possible. […]

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ECJ - LEGO wins step by step, registered European design remains protectable

This decision is precisely not an explicit confirmation of the protectability of the registered design of the Lego brick but is based on mistakes of EUIPO in its invalidity decision. […]

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