Comprehensive know-how, longtime experience.
The attorneys of DR. VOLKER VOSSIUS have comprehensive experience in the area of intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks, utility models and designs, and represent clients in these matters in all proceedings and through all instances.
One of the core competences of DR. VOLKER VOSSIUS consists in obtaining, defending and enforcing intellectual property rights. The attorneys of our firm have successfully represented national and international clients in patent opposition and patent appeal cases. We also render advice to our clients prior to filing applications for intellectual property rights and develop intellectual property right strategies.
We assess technical protective rights, trademarks and designs for private and institutional investors and furnish expert opinions concerning freedom-of-operation of technologies as well as regarding the validity of protective rights and protective rights portfolios.
In addition, we assist our clients with license agreements, agreements on the acquisition and transfer of intellectual property rights and similar contracts as well as with conducting licensing negotiations.
Further areas of activity of our firm are the handling and representation of matters relating to competition law and the German Employee Invention Act.
With its attorneys and staff, our firm offers competences in a wide range of technical areas, in particular in the areas of chemistry, biotechnology, medicine, electrical engineering, engineering, computer-implemented inventions and applied physics.
Many of our staff members have acquired or expanded their corresponding expertise during their studies or a professional stay abroad, in particular in the USA.
Staff members of our firm are active in boards and committees relating to intellectual property rights, such as the task group "Intellectual Property Rights and Technical Contracts" organized by Bio Deutschland and the Licensing Executives Society (LES), and members of scientific associations. DR. VOLKER VOSSIUS represents its clients before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market in Alicante, the Federal Plant Variety Office [Bundessortenamt], the Federal Patent Court, and Federal Court of Justice.