- May 27, 2021
Bodensee Patent is a law firm of patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law specialising in prosecution and litigation of intellectual property rights. The firm has extensive experience in all fields of intellectual property. All of our patent attorneys have a degree in engineering or sciences and practical experience due to their activities in their specialized fields of industry, research or science. This wide range of qualifications enables us to tackle challenges in all technical fields in a fast and comprehensive manner. Our attorneys at law are specialists in the field of intellectual property focusing on IP related matters ranging from litigation to contractual advisory. The firm looks back on almost 50 years of tradition and since its foundation in 1972 has continuously developed into one of the established patent law firms in southwest Germany with offices in Singen (headquarters), Schaffhausen (Switzerland) and Munich. Furthermore, the IP boutique maintains a close cooperation with national and international partners, such as “advotec. Patent Attorneys and Attorneys-at-law” with offices in Munich, Straubing, Wurzburg, Passau, Giessen and Siegen so that clients can profit from personal and on-site support in large parts of Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The company represents German as well as foreign clients in all fields of technology and has access to a strong network of international partners. In addition to representing small and medium-sized companies as well as global corporations, the firm is specialized in the support of tech start-ups and young companies with new business models, always with the aim of securing and increasing the competitiveness and success of our clients. Start iP is the firm’s dedicated consulting and service program designed for new clients dealing with matters of intellectual property rights for the first time. This service is also, but by no means exclusively, directed to founders and start-ups. Additionally, even well-established companies which have not dealt with intellectual property rights yet will find the right start to their IP there. Under this program, the advisors pay particular attention to the broadest possible and most detailed initial consultation in order to identify opportunities and assess possible risks. In this early phase, it will be analyzed which protection of your own IP is possible, necessary and useful. Additionally, the leverages resulting from well-orchestrated IP rights is analyzed and forecasted Possible prevention methods aiming at avoiding the infringement of third-party rights and possible strategies for defending the client’s intellectual property are discussed as well.
On this basis, an early establishment of an ambitious, comprehensive and at the same time flexible IP strategy characterizes the consulting service. Furthermore, close cooperate with organizations supporting start-ups enables multiplying the benefits of the consulting, including advise on the possibilities of IP funding programs. With the IP strategy acting as a guidepost, targeted advice is then provided, including the obtaining, maintenance and protection of intellectual property rights, as well as the strategic use of IP for future development. Depending on requirements, consultation or service packages helping to control the costs can also be defined. With many years of experience in advising IP starters, the firm can provide their clients with access to a network of partnering institutions offering advice on matters such as the management and promotion of innovations as well as potential funding opportunities. From the beginning, it is the company’s mission not only to provide legal advice, but also to sensitize clients regarding important IP matters, to transmit knowledge to decision-makers and to broaden the understanding of the business and needs of clients. Because on the accompanied journey beginning with the Start IP program, the highest level of success can be achieved if all partners grow together.