Services

REMMERTZ | LEGAL provides legal services in all areas of Intellectual Property and copyright law including media and press law, IT law, technology transfers and neighbouring fields of law. The legal services include the following (in alphabetical order):

Antitrust law

  • Advice on antitrust law and drafting of legal opinions
  • Drafting and reviewing of distribution systems and agreements
  • Enforcement of claims under antitrust law such as in case of discrimination
  • Representation before antitrust authorities and courts

Copyright

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating of license agreements, publishing agreements and other agreements between authors and users of copyrights
  • Evaluation of the copyright situation
  • Enforcement of and defence against copyright infringement claims

Data Protection

  • Advice relating to the protection of personal data
  • Drafting and examining of privacy policy rules
  • Examining of websites relating to the conformity of data protection rules
  • Drafting and negotiating of processor agreements, agreements between joint controllers and all other kinds of agreements relating to the protection of personal data, national and international
  • Advice relating to the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Legal care of IT-projects and new digital business models relating to the protection of personal data
  • Data protection audits

Designs

  • Application, defending and monitoring of designs
  • Design searches
  • Advice relating to design protection (German designs, registered and unregistered Community designs, Industrial designs administered by the Hague System)
  • Prosecution of and defence against design infringement claims
  • Drafting and negotiating of all kinds of agreements
    (such as transfer- and license agreements)

Domains

  • Domain registration in cooperation with providers
  • Domain name searches
    (availability, evaluation of potential infringement claims of third parties)
  • Management of domain portfolios
  • Prosecution of and defense against domain name infringement claims
  • Drafting and negotiating of all kinds of agreements such as purchase, assignment and license agreements

Internet and E-Commerce

  • Drafting and reviewing of contracts, general terms and conditions and conditions of use
  • Legal review and compliance of websites
  • Drafting of consumer information required by German law
  • Prosecution of claims against websites which are infringing unfair competition, trademark or copyright law

IP Due Diligence

IP- und IT-Compliance
IP-Management

  • Management of trademark and patent portfolios
    (administration, optimizing and development of strategies)
  • Development of trademark and patent strategies
    (application-, license-, offense and defense strategies)
  • IP Due Diligence (evaluation of risk factors of trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in the context of transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions)
  • License management (monitoring and enforcement of license agreements)

IT-Law

  • Drafting and reviewing of all kinds of hard- and software contracts
  • Advice in software projects including litigation
  • Prosecution of and defence against copyright infringement claims
    and software warranty claims
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating in ASP-, SaaS- and
    Cloud Computing contracts
  • Software Audits

License agreements

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating of license agreements
  • Evaluation of the legal status of licensing rights
  • Enforcement of contractual claims of license agreements
  • Due Diligence of license agreements
  • Management of license agreements such as monitoring of license agreements

Press and media law

  • Advice relating to the distribution of magazines, books and other products of publishing companies
  • Evaluation of press releases with respect to unfair competition claims and other third party rights
  • Enforcement of and defense against claims related to personal rights
  • Enforcement of and defense against claims for injunction, revocation and damages
  • Drafting of cooperation agreements

Trademarks

  • Advice relating to the protection of trademarks, such as application, defending and monitoring of trademarks
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings concerning German trademarks, Community Trademarks and the international registration of trademarks (Madrid System)
  • Trademark searches including analysis and report
  • Monitoring of trademarks and other signs
  • Development of trademark strategies, national and international
  • Management of trademark portfolios (maintenance and renewal services)
  • Drafting and negotiating of license agreements and coexistence agreements
  • Representation in trademark infringement proceedings

Unfair Competition law

  • Preventive review of advertisements, catalogues and press releases
  • Warning letters, preliminary injunctions and lawsuits
  • Enforcement of and defence against unfair competition claims