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Well-known marks

A well-known mark has an increased degree of trade acceptance. Therefore, it can be protected even if it normally would be not registrable because of absolute grounds of refusal. A well-known mark can be a ground of opposition or cancellation against a new applied for trademark or potential other business designations.

Word mark

Word marks are trademarks consisting of words, letters, numbers or other characters, which can be reproduced in the standard typeface and font. 

Word/ Device mark

A word/ device mark is represented using pictures, graphics or images. A word/figurative mark combines the use of pictures, graphics or images with words or letters.

Work Title

A work title is the name or other designation for printed publications, films, musical works, stage works, software or other comparable works. The work title is protected in Germany via the German Trademark Act.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) headquartered in Geneva (Switzerland) is a specialized agency of the United Nations, which was created in 1967 to encourage creative activity and to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world. The aim of the WIPO is to offer a world-wide platform for intellectual property rights by unifying the different organizations which are active on this legal area. WIPO especially organizes the international registration of trademarks and designs as well as the international application of patents on the basis of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). Disputes are solved by mediation and arbitration. WIPO currently has 188 member states and administers 26 international treaties.