On 6 July 2021, the “Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft e.V.” (Federal Association of medium-sized businesses) hosted a webinar on the topic "AI and Intellectual Property". At this Event, sponsored by ANAQUA, the speakers looked at the topic from different angles and provided very interesting insights into the latest developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and their impact on IP processes.

Weiterlesen über WEB Seminar: AI and Intellectual Property

On 17 March 2021, at 18:00 – 19.30 (CET), LexDellmeier - in cooperation with Reich IP - hosted its Webinar 3 of the 2021 webinar series with the topic: “IP for Start-Ups: IP rights, computer-implemented inventions & artificial intelligence”! During the approx. 90 minutes webinar, Attorney at Law / Certified IP Attorney (Germany) Alexandra Dellmeier and Patent Attorney Dr. Jochen Reich provided participants on information Start-ups need to know, such as introduction to IP rights including trademarks, designs copyrights, computer-implemented inventions and artificial intelligence.

Heute, am 3. März 2021, hat die Kanzlei LexDellmeier ihr Webinar 2 zum Thema "Marken, Designs, Patente - Überblick" gehalten. Während des ca. 60 Minuten langen Webinars haben Alexandra Dellmeier, Karolin Schech und Andrea Breier eine Einführung in IP Recht gegeben. Hier können Sie sich die Folien runterladen.

At the end of 2020, the new GIview search database for all Geographical Indications (GIs) was officially launched at the online conference “Strengthening GIs”. This new tool has been developed by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and is constantly updated with official registered data from the European Commission (Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development).

Am 24. Februar 2021 findet von 17.00 - 18.30 Uhr unser erstes Webinar im Jahre 2021 statt. Wir wollen Ihnen zeigen, das wir mit der IP Management Software "IP Servant" seit 12 Jahren sehr erfolgreich bei LexDellmeier arbeiten. Wir freuen uns, wenn Sie sich anmelden unter folgendem Link bei eventbrite


To strengthen fair competition, the German Design Law was amended on 26 November 2020. Similar to EU law, it now contains a repair clause in new § 40a of the German Design Act stating that spare parts shall in certain circumstances be excluded from design protection. The implications remain to be seen – and this will still take a couple of years as the restriction is only applicable to designs applied for on or after 2 December 2020.

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The European Union Intellectual Property Organization (EUIPO) regularly publishes statistics on the European Union Trademark (EUTM), providing general information on the number of applications, registrations, oppositions and renewals in a given period of time. These statistics are broken down by country, type of mark, classes of goods and services. This article is limited to the figures relating to applications.

2020 was a slightly different year in general due to Covid-19, but there was not a reduction, but rather an increase in trademark applications

Lena Ertle is the latest addition to the LexDellmeier team. She is completing her legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Munich and will support the team at LexDellmeier during 2021 as a legal trainee. Even though Covid-19 is still continuing to challenge everyone, we believe it is really important to help, support and train young professionals. In the past almost 12 years at LexDellmeier we have trained in total 25 Erasmus, ELSA and other law students from Germany, EU member states and other countries around the world. LexDellmeier usually engages two (2) interns and trainees per year. Let Lena Ertle introduce herself, her tasks as a legal trainee at LexDellmeier, her goals and her interest in intellectual property.