Product piracy

One of the main areas of expertise of bock legal is the fight against product piracy. Our lawyers contribute to the nationwide containment of product piracy, be it in case of infringements of trademark, design or copyright law or patent law, through effective civil and criminal law measures. In many cases, we cooperate with nationwide investigators.

Clients benefit from the holistic approach of our firm: bock legal helps to investigate infringements quickly, offers a service to preserve evidence and obtain interim legal protection at trade fairs and in online trade and consistently pursues legal infringements both in criminal and civil law. The comprehensive competence in this field and our litigation practice is continuously acknowledged. bock legal can rely on the experience of many hundreds of proceedings in this field.

Furthermore, bock legal represents numerous companies in border seizures according to the Customs Seizure Regulation (EC) No. 608/2013 and according to national regulations, not only in customs traffic but also at trade fairs, especially at the Messe Frankfurt.

Special experience also exists in the field of the so-called cybersquatting, the unauthorised appropriation of domain names or the use of false identities in social media. bock legal is active in this area in relation to the responsible registration authorities, such as DENIC or ICANN, also in the context of dispute resolution procedures (ADR).

International brand companies from the fashion, watch or automotive industry rely on the assertive practice of bock legal to preserve their intangible assets.