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   - Bettina Ciesla
   - Dirk Ciesla
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Ciesla Patentanwälte practices in the area of intellectual property law.
We specialize in the representation and advice of small to medium size companies.
Areas of practice:
· German, European, and International patent protection
· Utility models
· German, European, and International trademark protection
· German, European, and International design protection
· Employee's inventions
· Cooperation agreements and licensing agreements
We appear on behalf of our clients in front of the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA), the European Patent Office (EPO), the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Federal Patent Court (Bundespatentgericht/BPatG) as well as in front of the Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof/BGH) in appeals of invalidity proceedings. In these fora, we represent our clients in application and opposition proceedings of German and European patents, and in PCT application proceedings. Our services further include representation in registration and opposition proceedings of German trademarks, Community trademarks, and international registrations (IR) of trademarks. We also represent in registration proceedings of German utility models and designs and of Community designs.
We also represent our clients in invalidation and nullity proceedings concerning intellectual property rights. In infringement proceedings, we collaborate with attorneys at law specialized in the field to ensure maximum protection of our clients' interests.
In collaboration with patent attorneys and attorneys at law around the world, we obtain and enforce intellectual property rights world-wide.

Ciesla Patent Attorneys - Rotmoosweg 7 - D-87629 Füssen-Hopfen - phone +49(0)8362 9390915 - fax +49(0)8362 9390916 - office@ciesla-patent.de