Patents / Utility Models

LS-MP has many years of experience in the drafting of patent applications in the field of


Medical devices



Automotive supply industry

Material sciences

Electrical devices


Computer software and hardware


LS-MP elaborates the protection of the invention in close cooperation based on mutual trust with the inventors/clients before, during and after the formulating of a patent or utility model application, also on site. This includes the early taking into account of any technical possibilities for circumvention by competitors. In cooperation with the attorneys at law of LS-IP Loth & Spuhler Intellectual Property Law ( we enforce the claims of our clients from patents or utility models; we also represent the clients’ interests in the reverse case of an attack by third parties.

We offer:

– Elaboration, evaluation and assessment of the patentability of an


– Drafting and filing of international (PCT), European (EP; in

future also: EU) as well as national patent applications

– Advice from the patent-strategic and economic point of view, especially which of these application systems offers the greatest benefit for the client

– Conduct of patent application as well as utility model registration

procedures, if necessary by involving our network of highly

professional IP firms worldwide

– Taking over and conduct of opposition proceedings before the

German or European Patent Office, as well as foreign patent

offices by involving the network of highly professional IP firms;

taking over and conduct of nullity proceedings before the Federal

Patent Court

– Management of patent portfolios / utility model portfolios

– Conduct of patent searches as well as prior art searches

– Patent monitoring / utility model monitoring

– Analysis of the patent strategy and the patent portfolio of


– Expert opinions on the infringement of patents and validity

– Economic evaluation of patents in cooperation with tax

consultants and auditors

– Due Diligence in respect of IP rights, IP rights applications, IP

rights portfolios.