Competition & Industrial Property
Our Intellectual & Industrial Property department is highly specialized in advising on the registration, exploitation and protection of all types of intellectual and industrial property rights, including:
- know-how agreements
- brand names
DCLF takes an innovative and creative approach to assisting our clients in the protection of their rights and advise on all issues arising in this area of law, including the fiscal implications of rights ownership and the drafting of agreements granting licenses for the use of such rights as well as their transfer.
Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice has extensive experience in representing our clients in the event of infringement and breach of their rights, and unauthorized use of their intellectual property. DCLF advises on protection against crimes such as cyber squatting, hacking, cracking, forging and falsification of data by viruses. DCLF also represents clients in conducting appeals before administrative authorities in relation to the rejection of applications to register trademarks.
We also collaborate with forensic and cyber investigators and public authorities for any kind of violation or infringement of i.p. rights.
Our lawyers work with overseas firms when necessary to ensure the registration and protection of our clients’ rights on an European and international level.
On the competition field, DCLF has extensive experience on competition regulation and malpractice. Over the years, we have represented numerous clients on investigation procedures before the Competition Commission with high record of successful results. Anti-trust and concentration investigations are also between the fields of our expertise.