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Protection & Strategies - schmid-ip assists you in building and
managing your trademark portfolio and in the prosecution and
enforcement of trademarks

  • Clearance searches for trademarks, company names and domain names

  • Protection of company and trade names, domain names as well as titles of books, media, etc. 

  • Trademark Filing and Registration: prosecution, enforcement and renewal of Austrian trademarks, Community trademarks and International Registrations, handling of portfolio management. 

  • Trademark opposition, invalidation and revocation actions 

  • Trademark Watching Services: We take charge of your trademark watching, e.g. assist you with the selection of trademarks to watch, get quotes from and instruct external watching service providers, do the administrative handling and periodical reporting. We will of course also be happy to comment on specific watch notices and recommend and take necessary action. 

  • Trademark Litigation and Counterfeiting Lawsuits

  • Representation as Applicant, Claimant or Defendant before Austrian Courts, the Austrian Patent Office, EUIPO- the Eureopan Union Intellectual Property Office in Alicante, the EU Courts in Luxemburg and the WIPO - the World Intellectual Property Organisation in Geneva

  • Commercial exploitation of trademark rights, licensingrecordal of liens 

  • Conflict Management / Solutions: e.g. negotiating and drafting of coexistence agreements and trademark delimitation agreements  

  • Contract drafting and negotiations: e.g. licensing, franchising and distribution agreements. 


For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Follow recent developments in trademark law: Kluwer Trademark Blog

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