Areas of Expertise

Intellectual property, Trademarks, Patents and Life Sciences

Our IP team represents a wide range of clients, from individuals within the entertainment industry and minor companies in the set-up phase (start-ups) to the major national and global groups of companies with world-famous brands. LawBridge has extensive experience in representing both local and large international IP owners before various state regulatory bodies, courts, law enforcement bodies, customs authorities on the whole range of IP issues.

We handle the full life-cycle of IP assets, including finding the best strategy for the creation, identification, registration and capture of assets, their realisation through commercial agreements and licensing, and their protection and enforcement through litigation and other dispute resolution.

Our specialists have a wealth of experience in securing, enforcing and defending trademark, copyright and design claims. Due to our expertise and experience in e-commerce and digital industries, we also have a recognized expertise in intellectual property law questions in connection with e-commerce and internet activities.

Our core expertise comprises:

  • clearance and safeguarding of new brands, usually in close cooperation with in-house specialists;

  • development and implementation of trademark and design protection strategies;

  • development and implementation of patent strategies;

  • comprehensive management of entire IP portfolios;

  • structuring distribution nets, including drafting and registration of commercial concession agreements (franchise agreements);

  • representing clients before courts of all levels as well as before law enforcement bodies, customs authorities and before other official institutions;

  • special experience in general legal support of creative and design-focused companies;

  • advice regarding domain names, including representation of clients in domain name disputes;

  • protection against counterfeiting and product piracy, in particular relating to e-commerce;

  • legal advice on unfair competition issues; drafting of IP license agreements as well as deeds of IP rights assignment and their registration; and

  • general advice on antimonopoly, corporate, labor, tax and M&A issues.


Roman Sommer

LawBridge Germany, Dresden
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Ernest Agayan

LawBridge Russia, Moscow

Spyros Ierotheou

LawBridge Cyprus, Nicosia