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As experienced patent attorneys, we work together with you to develop optimal strategies to protect your ideas. We provide full service for all areas of intellectual property rights. Whether patent protections and utility models, trademark and design protections, licensing and proprietary methods agreements, internet rights, software rights or employee inventions: we offer competent and qualified counsel to fit your specific needs, from the initial development to post-market launch of your products and services.

The law offices of Bals & Vogel offer the best possible protection for your inventions, brands, proprietary methods and designs.

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06. May 2021

"Toblerone" (established 1908 in Bern, registered trademark EU000031203 from 1996) wanted to bar the Bern-based Start-Up "Swissone" from production in 2020 ...

27. April 2021

According to the 28th Senate of the German Federal Patent Court, when assessing whether a trademark application is precluded by a requirement of availability ...

14. April 2021

If a patent of a patent proprietor is "standard essential", a market participant taking into account an industry standard would infringe ...

31. March 2021

The General Court of the European Union has recently decided that LEGO bricks are eligible for protection by community design. The decision ...

17. March 2021

Now arriving in the evening news under the title "Young founders deep in the west" is what insiders in the Ruhr area ...

17. March 2021

With its decision G1 / 19 on the patentability of computer-implemented simulations, the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the ...