Germany Trademark Rankings 2024

Thum & Partner

Firm overview:

Thum & Partner is a patent and trademark boutique in Munich and Konstanz set up by patent and trademarks lawyer Bernard Thum noted by peers for his independent move. The team advises clients on national, European and international trademark and design law. It advises on all proceedings before the relevant intellectual property offices and develops suitable strategies for the protection, enforcement and monetisation of industrial property rights. The firm also advises on competition and domain law. On trademark infringement matters, clients are provided with an initial assessment and, if needed, the firm can coordinate parallel proceedings in different countries or in the European Union. Trademark infringement proceedings are referred to the firm’s contacts among leading infringement attorneys.

Team overview:

Trademark matters are managed by founding partner Bernard Thum, who is noted by peers for his move to set up on his own, with an associate who worked as an intern at the Intellectual Property Institute in London.

Key matters:

  • Thum & Partners represented Munich based investment firm JP Biermann GmbH in European Union Trademark (EUTM) registration in classes 9 (media content), 16 (printed matter), 35 (advertising, marketing and promotional consultancy), 41 (educational instruction), 42 (design services).
  • Thum & Partners represented IOSS Intelligente optische Sensoren und Systeme GmbH a developer of identification and image processing systems for optical quality assurance and process automation, used in automotive, semi-conductor and other sectors in European Union Trademark (EUTM) registration in classes 9 (media content) and 42 (design services). IOSS is based in Radolfzell am Bodensee, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwestern Germany.


Banyan Licensing, JP Biermann, Chronos Imaging, Corma, Hyundai Sungwoo Solite, IOSS intelligente optische Sensoren & Systeme, offino Bürolösungen, POLY MEDICURE, QGENETICS, Schletter International, Turtleson, Volkmann Strassen- und Verkehrstechnik, Zero Center