Telecommunications, media and intellectual property law
We provide comprehensive services to ensure the protection of our clients’ intellectual property. Legal services include:
- copyright law
- domain names and industrial designs, also in relation to clients’ marketing activities
As part of our clients’ marketing activities, we also provide consultations regarding the management of personal data, databases and their protection.
Services provided in this area include:
- keeping complete documentation associated with the registration and renewal of registration in the relevant register
- consultation in concluding license agreements, their control and drafting
- management of disputes in case of interference with intellectual property rights, especially by unfair competition practices, counterfeits, look-alikes and parallel imports
We have many years of experience, especially in the field of copyright and trademark law. Our lawyers have been involved in the creation of licensing agreements in various branches of intellectual property law (including software, works of art and literature, trademarks) and litigation, from conciliation consultations, through the preparation of proposals and submissions, to representation in administrative and judicial proceedings, in the following cases among others:
- preparation of license agreements to provide software to end users for ROBERT BOSCH odbytová s.r.o.
- preparation of an agreement on the preparation of copyrighted work and providing a license for its use for ČESKÁ OLYMPIJSKÁ, a.s.
- representation of R-PRESSE, spol. s.r.o., legal consultation and preparation of contracts in the field of copyright, especially with the authors of contributions, articles and licensing agreements
- representation of SHOLZ and FRIENDS Praha s.r.o. in the field of copyright when concluding contracts for the use of a copyright work and the inclusion of a copyright work in an audio-visual work
- representation of Mr. Karel Schwarzenberg in, among other things, trademark and copyright matters, including national and international registrations, management of litigation, license agreements, and enforcement of legitimate claims
- representation of STANFORD a.s. in trademark and copyright matters, including litigation management and consultation of license agreements
- representation of Toyota Peugeot Citroën Automobile Czech, s.r.o. when concluding license agreements for a computer program including copyright and trade secrets, legal consultations regarding .eu domain registration and .cz domain litigation
- legal consultation for Wrigley, s.r.o. in the field of copyright, especially the drafting of agreements on the creation and use of copyrighted work
- consultation of the agreement on system support and service for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
- representation of Škola jachtingu s.r.o. and Monarch vinný sklep s.r.o. when filing a trademark application
- management of the agenda for ART PRODUCTION K./2, spol. s r.o. associated with registration, proof of distinctive character, renewal and transfers of trademarks
- management of the agenda for Max Fashion, a.s. associated with trademark registration and transfer
- representation of ROBERT BOSCH odbytová s.r.o. when transferring a domain name and drafting a domain name transfer agreement
- representation of AGRA GROUP a.s. when concluding a contract for the provision of know-how related to a technological process in food processing
- providing an opinion on the position of T-Mobile Česká republika, a.s. in a dispute with Český Telecom, a.s. concerning the right to pay a telecommunications network connection fee
- representation of INGLEGREVE TRADING Ltd. in the matter of providing know-how in the field of the real estate market with a focus on the implementation of special real estate projects in tourist-attractive border areas
- representation of CENTROPEN a.s. in the matter of a breach of exclusive license by the provider
Becker and Poliakoff, s.r.o. law firm lawyers represent or have in the past represented the following entities in trademark matters relating to the registration and proof of the distinctive character of trademarks, well-known trademarks, transfers, licensing agreements and litigation:
- FILM SERVIS FESTIVAL KARLOVY VARY, a.s.
- OMV Česká republika s.r.o.
- Realitní společnost České spořitelny, a.s.
- Coca-Cola Česká Republika s.r.o.
- Tchibo Praha, spol. s r.o.
- Ferrero Česká s.r.o.
- Bacardi – Martini Czech s.r.o.
- Volvo Auto Czech, s.r.o.
- Sigma Group a.s.