Patents, Trademarks & Industrial Designs

COBALT is unique among full-service business law firms in the Baltic States and Belarus in its specialised skills in intellectual property matters. Our team provides a full range of services to identify, protect and monetise IP assets throughout the world. Our licenced trademark and design attorneys will register your rights in national offices, EUIPO (for the EU) and, uniquely in our region, directly in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Our highly skilled litigators will enforce your IP rights before national courts, patent offices and EUIPO. We offer advice on the optimal treatment of IP assets in transactions and contractual arrangements (licencing, franchising) of all sizes.

We are prepared to assist you with IP-related matters such as:

  • IP protection strategies
  • Pre-launch brand analysis
  • Due diligence and IP valuation in transactions
  • IP litigation
  • Registration of trademarks and design rights
  • Monitoring of the infringement or registration by third parties
  • Communication with infringers and, where necessary, legal actions in response
  • Drafting, negotiation and enforcement of licencing and assignments contracts
  • Representation before national patent and trademark offices, OHIM and the USPTO
  • Worldwide registration and enforcement of IP rights through our network