Germany Trademark Rankings 2024

FPS Fritze Wicke Seelig

Firm overview:

Trademark law is a key practice area for Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich full service firm FPS Fritze Wicke Seelig. FPS protects brand and company trademarks and defends them against misuse by third parties. Consulting with  clients, FPS advises on brand strategy and manages and monitors trademarks rights and registered domain names. The firm represents clients on trademark infringement before the relevant courts in Germany and abroad and has a task force to counter product and brand piracy.

Team overview:

FPS’ trademarks team can draw on nine partners, five associate partners, one counsel and four senior associates. Georges Brox started his career in the nineties in the Berlin office of a French law firm. A partner at FPS since 2005, he represents national and international companies on trademark and design law with a focus including protection strategies and anti-piracy measures for products. Brox has a strong international network with diverse contacts in France. A client says, Brox is: “An excellent trademark lawyer with a high academic level and a real expertise in Germany. He is reactive and proactive and provides useful opinions and legal assistance of high quality with a good value for money. I have worked with him for 5 years and I have never been disappointed.”

Key matters:

In 2023 FPS represented corporate financial software company Orpheus AquiCo GmbH in 2023 on the application for European Union figurative trademark number 018827937. The application is currently opposed.


CyberSource Corporation, Daw SE, DISTRA Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH & Co KG, Orpheus AquiCo GmbH, The Smiley Company, Star Car GmbH