df-mp is one of the top firms in intellectual property law with an international outlook and a broad scope of specialized expertise. Globally oriented companies in such practice areas as biotechnology, chemistry, physics, medical devices, mechanical and electrical engineering and pharmaceuticals trust the competent advice offered by our highly-rated team.
Our know-how in a broad range of cutting-edge technologies as well as in-depth experience in intellectual property law enables us to meet our clients‘ high demands for expert counseling. We offer comprehensive advice on the global protection of intellectual property rights, with an emphasis on Europe and the United States. The firm is notable for its competence in natural sciences and high-tech, multilingualism and intercultural sensitivity.
The df-mp attorneys have considerable experience in obtaining and defending clients’ key patents in proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office, as well as challenging the patents of third parties in such proceedings. Notable success has also been achieved by the firm in patent infringement proceedings and nullity actions before the German courts. Another recognized specialty of the firm is client counselling on freedom-to-operate and patent validity matters.
Aside from technology-oriented advice, the attorneys of df-mp develop successful strategies on protecting and enforcing trademark and design patents. df-mp’s trademark and design practice offers our clients world-wide filing and prosecution services. Furthermore, our attorneys also actively prosecute and oppose European and German trademarks and designs as well as enforce and defend them against third parties.