Intellectual Property

In a digitalisation- and innovation-oriented economy, the intangible assets of a company represent an ever growing share of its value. For this reason, the various intellectual property rights play a crucial role in securing the immaterial assets as well as in obtaining a competitive advantage.

Our firm has the required expertise and responsiveness in order to advise and assist you in any case involving intellectual property rights, regardless its contentious or advisory, national or international nature.

Trademarks :
  • Research of prior rights, risk analysis, trademarks registration consultancy,
  • Trademarks registration and renewals,
  • Trademarks monitoring and portfolio management,
  • Licence contracts and sale agreements,
  • Registration of licences and sale agreements,
  • Trademarks co-existence agreement,
  • Oppositions,
  • Invalidity and infringement actions,
  • Unfair competition actions.
Patents :
  • Research of prior rights, risk analysis, patents registration consultancy,
  • Patents registration and renewals,
  • Patents monitoring and portfolio management,
  • Licence contracts and sale agreements,
  • Registration of licences and sale agreements,
  • Patents and employees,
  • Oppositions,
  • Invalidity and infringement actions.
Copyright and neighbouring rights :
  • Contracts drafting and reviewing : licence, sale agreement, commissioning contract, performance or recording contract, publishing contract, broadcasting contract, adaptation contract, …etc,
  • Assistance with formalities regarding collecting societies,
  • Defence of economic and moral rights of the author,
  • Copyright and employees,
  • Legal protection of computer programs and softwares,
  • Drafting and reviewing of IT contracts,
  • Infringement actions.
Design rights :
  • Research of prior rights, risk analysis, design rights registration consultancy,
  • Design rights registration and renewals,
  • Design rights monitoring and portfolio management,
  • Licence contracts and sale agreements,
  • Registration of licences and sale agreements,
  • Design rights and employees,
  • Invalidity or infringement actions.
Domain names :
  • Research of prior rights, risk analysis, domain names registration consultancy,
  • Domain names registration,
  • Domain names sale agreements,
  • Drafting and reviewing terms and conditions and terms of use of websites,
  • UDPR proceedings (namely in the event of bad faith domain name registration by a third party),
  • Legal proceedings and interim injunctions for online infringement,
  • Unfair competition actions.
Trade secrets protection :
  • Trade secrets protectino consultancy, namely in the course of relations with employees, contractual partner and competitors/third parties,
  • Licence contracts of know-how,
  • Legal proceedings.
Databases protection :
  • Licence contracts and sale agreeements,
  • Legal proceedings.