Patents and utility models are industrial property rights that protect technical inventions. Correspondingly protected inventions represent an important value for companies as well as for private persons and protect the results of specific research and development on the one hand and spontaneous ideas or solutions on the other hand. ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner provides you with:

  • Search
  • Drafting filing documents
  • Processing the application and examining procedures before regional and national patent offices
  • Prosecution of your intellectual property rights
  • Review and defense of third parties’ infringements
  • Review of infringements acts
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Administration of royalties
  • Renewals


As brands have a major role in today’s economy, they require professional legal protection. ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner is your reliable partner in all legal matters relating to trademark protection and offers the following services:

  • Search
  • Trademark application
  • Responding of objections
  • Assignment/ Representation
  • Evaluation
  • Proof of use/ Declaration of use
  • Trademark monitoring
  • Elaborating application strategies
  • Prosecution of a trademark
  • Renewal

Design patents

Design patents are patterns or examples representing the appearance of an industrial product. Similar to trademarks, they are a high-valued asset of your company and require adequate legal protection. In this respect, ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner offers you the following support:

  • Search
  • Design application
  • Responding to objections
  • Evaluation
  • Assignment/ Representation
  • Prosecution of a design
  • Renewal

Internet domains

Back in the Wild West, the settlers marked out their property by means of boundary markers. Today, this property has turned into Internet domains. As the significance of the Internet continues to increase rapidly, a great importance is attached to a reliable and legally secure domain administration/ management. In this field, ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner provides you with:

  • Search
  • Domain registration
  • Transfer
  • Renewal
  • Strategic counsel

Conflict resolution related to intellectual property

Also when the chips are down you can count on ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner. We represent you professionally in all disputes relating to intellectual property:

  • Patents
  • Utility models
  • Trademarks
  • Design patents
  • Domains
  • Copyright
  • Unfair competition
  • Interlocutory injunctions

IP contracts and agreements

Drafting contracts is a sensitive issue. Our clients rely on our vast experience and know-how in terms of license agreements, purchase agreements or contracts related to all areas of intellectual property:

  • License agreements
  • Purchase agreements
  • Contracts in the field of remuneration for employees’ invention
  • Cooperation agreements
  • Further IP agreements and contracts

ABP Services

By means of developing, protecting and managing intellectual property on a communicative, integrated and sustainable basis, we help our clients to prosper.
ABP Anwälte Burger & Partner is their clients’ full-service partner in all areas of IP and maintain an international network of specialized law offices.