Fleischer, Engels & Partner mbB, Patentanwälte – f&e patent® – offers comprehensive strategic intellectual property rights consultation specifically focused on the needs of their clients.
Patents, utility models, trademarks, design patents: as experienced patent attorneys, we prepare, file and prosecute applications in all pertinent specialty areas. We also defend the rights of our clients in opposition proceedings, cancellation proceedings and nullity proceedings and in case of intellectual property infringements.
Our patent attorneys issue opinions, especially in questions of patent infringement, and advise clients on matters of license contract law. And f&e patent® also specializes in employee invention law.
Taking advantage of our full range of services, many small and medium-size companies and research institutions in Germany and throughout Europe like to utilize us as a kind of "external patent department". We also advise and represent major corporations and international groups from all over the world, especially from Europe, the United States, Japan and South Korea.
At f&e patent® every client is personally advised by a partner. Our highly qualified patent attorneys and specialists also collaborate closely with one another as a team on behalf of clients whose activities involve multiple specialty areas. At the international level, we leverage our well-established network of foreign-based colleagues specifically selected on the basis of quality criteria. As a result, our clients have access to the full range of services from a single source.
A special service and quality factor: in each specialty area, prior art and infringement searches are carried out by patent attorneys.
f&e patent® is headquartered east of Cologne, near Düsseldorf, the most important place of jurisdiction for patent litigation in Europe. And the firm also maintains direct communication channels with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) and with the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich and its branch offices in The Hague and Berlin.