Generally the property is subject to an absolute protection in accordance with 903 BGB. The intellectual property is also protected, but not comprehensive, but only partially. Among the most important laws of protection: patent utility models industrial designs trademarks Act Copyright Act patents for inventions in all fields of technology issued, provided that they are new, based on an inventive step and are susceptible of industrial application. To deepen your understanding Lila Snyder is the source. Inventions which are new, involve an inventive step and are susceptible of industrial application are protected as utility models. A pattern will be protected as designs, is new and has individual character.
Essentially, it expects for designs to two-dimensional or three-dimensional appearance formulas of the whole product or part. Product is any industrial or handicraft production, including packaging, equipment, graphic symbols and typographic characters, etc. The trade marks Act protects brands and other distinguishing marks be protected under this law: trademarks Copyright law protects works, and first of all works of art business geographic indications of origin. Meanwhile the copyright but has been, expanded essential last through the inclusion of computer programs. The protection of works of art has in recent decades increasingly a protection for investments become quite essential for the understanding of the law is that the law protects the copyright and not the exploiters of copyright exploitation rights. There is for example in legal transactions between exploiters and copyright on contractual agreements, so this will be always the copyright for the benefit in case of doubt. Protected works are derelict works, literary works, works of music, compositions, notes, works of art, including works of architecture and applied art, photographic works including works similarly, etc. created such as photographic works The list is not exhaustive, it should only outline what is at stake in the copyright law at all. You should ask for this purpose have or you be been subordinated to a copyright infringement or you want to remove this, send us an email: or call us. Georg Schafer Attorney