Germany Trademark Rankings 2024


Firm overview:

Dompatent’s patent attorneys and attorneys at law advise on national and international trademark law, supporting clients from developing a trademark to national, Europe-wide and worldwide trademark searches and applications.

The firm is respected by peers and also assists with trademark protection and representation in all proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and before the European General Court and the European Court of Justice. The firm also engages in the preparation and negotiation of licence agreements. Dompatent works with a global network of trademark law specialists on international matters.

Team overview:

Alexander Theis described by peers as “reliable and fair in his dealings” advises and represents clients in matters concerning trademarks including appeal proceedings and trademark infringement proceedings.

Key matters:

  • Dompatent represented POSCO PLANTEC Co., a South Korean architectural and structural steels manufacturer, in a European Union trade mark (EUTM) Second Boards of Appeal hearing for the mark H2 PRG SYSTEM for classes 7 (Hyrdogen pressers) and 37 (installation, maintenance and repair of hydrogen gas charger).
  • On 3 July 2023, the examiner raised an objection finding that the international registration designating the European Union trade mark is descriptive and devoid of any distinctive character. The examiner reasoned, among others, as follows.
  • On 8 April 2024 The Boards of Appeal annulled the contested decision with respect to Class 7: Hydrogen fuel pumps for service stations, etc..
  • Dompatent assisted Alpine Naturprodukte GmbH, a supplier of natural products from the Alpine Tyrol region, with multiple EUTM trademarks registrations in early 2024.


Alpine Naturprodukte, Bedoukian Research, CB Customs Broker, DOHEE KIM, GoMining (BVI), Jan Andre Schulze-Niehues, Jon Lennart Wulff, The Plasticsam, REMEX, Steuler Korrosionsschutz Holding, Sitzwelt, STOFF2, STRABAG SE, Talis Clinical, Young Jun YOO