Skip to main content

Law firm Services

Associate Spotlight with Steven M. Shape

As a seasoned patent and trademark attorney and litigator, Steven M. Shape shares in the strategic direction and management of the patent matters of Dennemeyer & Associates US. Learn more about him in this Associate Spotlight interview.

EU certification and collective marks

Product quality is a growing concern for consumers due to trade globalization and easier access to international goods and services.

Creative solutions for cannabis industry IP

Current USPTO policy is to refuse all cannabis-related trademark applications other than hemp derived products that contain less than .3% THC. This policy has forced the cannabis industry to use creative alternatives to protect their brands.

The General Court of EU confirms the invalidity of Adidas three-stripes trademark

It is hard to find somebody who has never worn a pair of sneakers or another garment featuring the famous "three stripes" at least once in his life. However, being famous does not exempt trademark owners from the strict requirements of providing evidence.

Licensing out technologies from an SME’s perspective

IP management goes far beyond the pure protection of IPRs, and many small and medium-sized enterprises are searching for a proactive way to utilize their rights.

Dennemeyer & Associates United States welcomes three new attorneys

The recent hiring of several new attorneys reflects the continued growth of Dennemeyer & Associates US.

Dennemeyer & Associates South Africa gets ISO certification

Dennemeyer & Associates in South Africa recently became one of the very few law firms on the African continent to achieve the internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS).

China revises its trademark law to combat bad faith trademark filings

On April 23, 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) enacted revisions to the country's trademark law.

Associate Spotlight with Dr. Robert Fichter

Interview with Dr. Robert Fichter, Managing Director of Dennemeyer & Associates worldwide. Something you might find interesting about him is that he has a long history in ballroom and show dancing and has participated in many competitions!

Associate spotlight with Dr. Malte Köllner

This month’s Associate Spotlight interview features Dr. Malte Köllner, Head of Dennemeyer's Frankfurt Office. Active in the field of IP since 1996, he leads the firm's foreign filing practice. Fun fact - he is a pioneer of eco-gardening! learn more about

European Parliament adopts EU Copyright Directive creating new rules for the digital era

EU needs modern copyright rules fit for the digital age but, when it comes to their implementation, hardly any topic has sparked as much controversy as the planned Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

How to protect your Intellectual Property rights in Pakistan

Due to its strategic location bordering China, India and Afghanistan, Pakistan has a unique commercial position altogether, so that a high volume of trade in goods, both internationally and locally, is expected to be in transit.