Intellectual Property

Consultation and conduct of the process in the field of the legal protection of intellectual property rights is an essential part of our range of services. Our team has particular expertise in all areas of the protection of intellectual property. Our attorneys are particularly well qualified as a result of their many years of specialisation or as specialists in the legal protection of intellectual property rights or as Masters of Laws (LL.M. legal protection of intellectual property rights, Düsseldorf). Over the last 20 years some of our team have been involved in numerous milestone cases in the legal protection of intellectual property rights with fundamental decisions as far as the Federal Supreme Court.

AWPR advises and represents clients in particular in the creation of trademarks and trademark portfolios, in combatting trademark and product piracy and in the protection and enforcement of registered designs (design protection), utility models and patents. Other key competences of AWPR involve advising on and drafting licence agreements as well as in the field of copyright and publishing law. In addition, we advise our clients on the creation and implementation of advertising concepts. In technology-related transactions and in transactions in which property rights play an important part, we support clients as an addition to the M & A team.


lighting industry, beauty & health, food industry, brand manufacturers and publishers, advertising agencies, mechanical engineers, automotive, artists and authors.