Design protection

German law provides various and efficient instruments for the protection of designs: copyright law, registered community design, registered design, unfair competition law protection under the German Unfair Competition Act (UWG) and three-dimensional trademarks. These legal regulations place different levels of requirements on the design quality of the design performance. We discuss with you which protection options are optimal for your product; bock legal develops resilient protection strategies and implements them effectively.

bock legal is one of the leading law firms in Germany in the field of design litigation. We conduct civil law disputes and enforce the claims to which our clients are entitled. If claims are made against you because of alleged infringement, we will also defend your interests. bock legal has a large team of lawyers with extensive procedural experience in these fields.

The world’s largest watch manufacturer as well as internationally renowned fashion labels, car manufacturers and consumer goods manufacturers regularly mandate bock legal in design law, as do numerous medium-sized German companies.