Dr. Christoph Lenz
Rechtsanwalt und Fachanwalt
für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz
(Lawyer for intellectual property)

Am Mühlberg 23
D-09600 Oberschöna
Germany

phone+49 37321 / 877 450
fax+49 37321 / 877 449
mailip-lenz@web.de

Compliance and Liability of Managers

Establishing useful business structures and legal advice for managers made liable for ip-infringement

To be able to obtain a patent or utility model, inventions must be kept secret. ip-lenz advises how to establish useful business structures to ensure this. In Germany intellectual property rights are protected by penalty law. Moreover, managing directors, CEOs and other representatives of a company, it may be made personally liable for ip-infringements. ip-lenz provides you with legal advice in such cases. Regarding the fact that a claim for damages because of ip-infringement may destroy the economical existence of a manager of a company it may be a good idea to even in case the company is already legally represented in an infringement proceedings ask ip-lenz for a second opinion seen with the eyes of the manager concerned.