Intellectual Property / Telecoms, Media and Technology

Practice Groups

_Wildgen Intellectual Property (IP) / Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) lawyers help Luxembourg and international clients to protect and develop their core business in compliance with the latest regulations.

Our experts assist with both contentious and non-contentious IP/TMT issues. They advise clients at every important stage of their strategy and handle high-value, multi-jurisdictional transactional, advisory and litigation work. Thanks to our excellent success rate for IP/TMT litigation cases to date, our team can assess the probable outcome of litigation and provide a risk-managed approach. It can also advise on the best preventative actions and the most efficient ways to protect clients’ assets.

OUR SERVICES

With the support of our finance, tax and corporate lawyers, the IP/TMT Practice Group offers the most comprehensive services to its clients. In addition to the advisory aspect, we represent clients not only before the Luxembourg courts, but also before the European Court of Justice (CJEU), the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Intellectual Property
  • Copyrights, patents, registered designs and models
  • Trade practices, trade secrets and know-how
  • Transfer of global IP patent and trademark portfolios
  • IP risk assessment
  • IP due diligence
  • Data privacy, protection and governance
  • Unfair competition
  • Advertising
  • Cross-border patent issues
Telecoms, Media and Technology
  • Telecom regulation
  • Media negotiations and contracts
  • Software development and licencing agreements
  • Technology licences and joint ventures
  • Internet-related matters, such as domain names, cloud computing and e-commerce
  • IT security
  • FinTech, RegTech, PropTech
  • Blockchain and crypto assets
  • Outsourcing

 

OUR CLIENTS

From start-ups to international companies, our clients include professionals across a variety of industry sectors such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, energy, automotive, technology and creatives.

Recent transactions include:

  • For a Luxembourg-based studio: Successful counteracting of the introduction to the market of a contactless control screen that strongly looked like our client’s product by an electronics giant and a multinational automotive manufacturing company.
  • For a leading American shoe company: Defence of the client’s IP rights regarding counterfeit products and successful representation through specific procedures before national courts.
  • For a leading cybersecurity company in Luxembourg and Belgium: Legal assistance on trademark acquisitions, M&A transactions, group restructuring and recapitalisation, employment law, unfair competition and ongoing negotiations with investors.
  • For an independent EU ophthalmology group: Acquisition of IP rights, licence agreements and commercial exploitation rights for a number of pharmaceuticals from a top multinational pharmaceutical company.


OUR EDGE

     Top ranked Leading firm in IP/TMT by international rankings
     success High success rate for IP/TMT litigation
     One stop shop One-stop-shop assistance
  expertise Cutting-edge expertise
     creativity Creative and pragmatic solutions
     expert Timely and accurate services


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 ACCOLADES
 

Legal500 EMEA 2021 Wildgen is ranked Tier 2 for IP and IT by Legal 500.

 


Luxembourg
  • Favourable legal and tax environments for the creation, development and management of IP
  • Safe and attractive location for IP assets
  • Signatory to all major IP treaties and international conventions
  • National incentive schemes for Research & Development (R&D)
  • State-of-the-art ICT infrastructure
  • One of the world’s safest data locations and one of the best-connected countries in Europe

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