Michael Fügen

Michael Fügen

Partner


Field of activity

Competition (Antitrust) law
Copyright
Design protection
Employee inventions
Intellectual-property
Labour law
Licensing and distribution
Patents and utility models
Pharmaceutical and medical law
Press and media law
Product piracy
Trademarks and other signs
Unfair competition law


Foreign Languages

English

Vita

Michael has been representing large, partly internationally active companies with high forensic expertise in cases of intellectual property right infringements for more than 30 years. He works closely with specialised patent attorneys especially in patent infringement cases. In trademark matters he litigates trademark infringement disputes before German courts. Furthermore, he conducts application and opposition proceedings before German and European trademark offices and with the assistance of selected foreign law firms worldwide.

Michael prepares licence agreements for his clients and advises them on the compatibility of advertising and marketing with unfair competition law. Until 1999, he was a partner in a smaller and renowned Frankfurt law firm with a focus on IP before he joined bock legal.

“Often recommended: Michael Fügen” (JUVE Handbook Commercial Law Firms 2019/2020)

Handelsblatt / Best Lawyers – Germany’s Best Lawyers 2020: “Michael Fügen – Intellectual Property Rights“


Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law (GRUR)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP)
  • German Anti-Counterfeiting Association (APM)
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