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.

Weiterlesen über New at LexDellmeier - May we introduce to you: Lena Ertle

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, has published an online tool revealing a short and up-to-date overview on intellectual property (IP) in various countries around the world, including legal information, laws and statistics relating to

- trademarks

- patents

- designs,

- copyrights.

The Country Profile Database includes WIPO members as well as non-members.


The yearly published EU Report on Counterfeiting reveals a 15% increase in pirated goods.

Each year, the European Commission publishes a report describing the customs detentions of articles suspected of infringing intellectual property rights (IPR), such as trademarks, copyrights and patents. These statistics, compiled on the basis of the data transmitted by the EU Member States in accordance with Article 8 of Commission Regulation (EC) 1891/2004, provide useful information to support the analysis of IPR infringements affecting the EU market and the development of appropriate counter-measures.

Seminar “Vom Schutzrecht zum Unternehmenswert” – Marken, Designs und andere Rechte in der Unternehmenspraxis

Donnerstag, 15. November 2012

Ort: Eden Hotel Wolff, München (gegenüber Hauptbahnhof)

Seminarflyer, Referenten und Anmeldung:




Thema 1: Die Schaffung von werthaltigen Schutzrechten

Thema 2: Die Bewertung von Schutzrechten

... and today's challenges.

Great trademarks and fantastic advertising measures are necessary in order to market and sell your products and services - anywhere!


The Olympic Games reach billions of people in more than 200 countries across the globe. That is one of the main reasons for the high degree of brand awareness with respect to all the Olympic symbols. Everybody associates those symbols with the values of the games: fairness, respect, equality, friendship, courage, inspiration and excellence. They are more than just logos!

The World Intellectual Property Organiztion (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, in conjunction with the international business school INSEAD, have just published the Global Innovation Index 2012 Report. The report ranks 141 countries and economies on the basis of their innovation capabilities and their results. The "Top 10" leaders allocated in the Global Innovation Index this year are:

We all want to be more creative, come up with better ideas and want our organizations to be more innovative. The question is: How can we achieve these goals? Be inspired by Steven Johnson's video which gives a great insight on "WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM".

Watch the video and you will get a sense and understanding what needs to be done in order to create an environment that allows good - or even great - ideas to develop.


The CTM Advisory Initiative e.V. (CTM AI) is an initiative of Munich Attorneys for promoting the knowledge of the Community trademark. The CTM Advisory Initiative consists of experienced Attorneys from Munich who have decided to promote and proliferate the knowledge of the Community trademark based upon their practical experience gained since the CTM Office opened in 1996.

The International Trademark Association (INTA) together with united domains (Germany) will host a Roundtable on the new gTLDs:

Date / Time: Thursday, 21 June 2012 - 2.00 - 4.00 pm

Place: Hotel Sofitel, Munich (Germany)

Topic: New Domains - Legal Rights Objections for Trademark Owners

It is an astonishing figure - and not many people realize this: But, on average, approx. 46% of a company's value is made up and derived from trademarks - and that is one of the major reasons why companies should protect their brands - and register them.

The average value differs from industry to industry. We have taken the opportunity and show the following slide with the kind permission from BRAND NETWORKS, a Munich-based company with many years of expertise in the field of brand consulting.

As a brand owner, it is extremely important to understand the value of a trademark - and that and why it needs to be protected - it is one of your company's most valuable assets!