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  • World Gorilla Day

    Living social commitment: Best Rechtsanwälte is proud to support a charity concert to support CTPH, a leading conservation NGO, who work to protect Gorillas in Uganda. The concert will take place on Saturday the 25th of September at 6 pm at Biodiversum in Remerchen / Luxembourg. The event, which has been planned and organized by Voice, Art & Social, a […]

  • EU funding program for SMEs to protect intellectual property

    The Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund, a special support program, is designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe access their intellectual property rights. The program, offered by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) with the support of the EU Commission, is aimed at companies that want to develop their intellectual property strategies and protect their […]

  • George Philippart

    “Artists from around the world contribute to the richness and diversity of culture, and we all benefit from their stories, music, films and talent.  To keep it that way, our artists need to acquire the knowledge of how to effectively manage their intellectual property rights” these words of Daren Tang, Director General of WIPO are entirely in line with BEST […]

  • Diversity Charter

    By signing the Diversity Charter, an initiative to promote diversity in companies and institutions under the patronage of German Chancellor Angela Merkel , we are not only visibly setting an example for an appreciative and prejudice-free working environment but are also taking another important step towards actively living social commitment in our law firm. By signing the Diversity Charter, we […]

  • Simon KNOLL

    We are pleased to announce the successful completion of Simon Knoll’s contribution to the forthcoming publication of Beck’s “Formularbuch Sportrecht”, a practice book containing forms for practitioners in the field of sports rights, edited by Prof. Dr. Martin Schimke, Of Counsel at Bird & Bird Düsseldorf and Judge at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne. Mr. Knoll […]

  • APRAM conference

    Michael Best will speak on July 2, 2021 in Paris at the APRAM (Association des Practiciens dur Droit des Marques et des Modèles – https://apram.com/) conference on « Parasitisme et concurrence déloyale, succédanés de la PI en droit comparé : Une réalité ? – Une avancée pour les titulaires de droits ? »(“Parasitism and unfair competition, IP substitutes in comparative law: A […]

  • May we present? Simon Knoll.

    Simon Knoll studied law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main and at the University of Szeged, Hungary. During his time in Hungary in 2015, he first came into contact with the field of intellectual property (IP) in the context of a seminar work in digital copyright law.After completing his first state examination, he participated in a […]

  • World Environment Day

    Today is World Environment Day! Environmental protection is an important  issue for BestIP! Not only is it reflected in our corporate philosophy and our daily actions such as “think before you print”, but also in our voluntary commitment and financial support of international animal and environmental protection organisations such as WildlifeAct! Make a contribution to protecting our planet too!

  • INTA’s EU Designs Reform Task Force

    Michael Best is an active member of INTA’s EU Designs Reform Task Force. In the past few weeks the Task Force has worked on INTA’s response to the EU’s public consultation on the revision of the EU legislation on design protection in the context of the ongoing review of the Community Design Regulation and the Design Directive. The purpose of […]

  • #InternationalBiodiversityDay

    On 22 May 2021 was the International Day of Biodiversity, an important reminder to all of us that biodiversity is crucial not only for animals and plants but for us humans as well, as we form part of nature and our lives and our prosperity are largely dependent on biodiversity. BestIP continuously supports Wildlife ACT Fund, a non-profit trust on […]

  • WhatsApp Business

    With 2 million monthly users and 100 billion messages sent per day, WhatsApp is one of the largest messenger services worldwide. The goals of our new corporate identity include communication, in addition to our professional mission statement and our social commitment. In a world that is spinning faster and faster, it is of utmost importance for us to be close […]

  • Vulture Voices in Concert…

    BEST IP has supported the online charity concert “Vulture Voices in Concert” in favour of Wildlife ACT. The concert was organised by the non-profit association “Voice, Art & Social”, which supports young artists and social projects. 12 artists (eight of them former contestants of “The Voice of Germany”) contributed with their talent to this unforgettable concert. With over 1700 spectators, […]

  • Virtual INTA Leadership Meeting

    Michael Best will be present at the Virtual INTA Leadership Meeting May 3-7 . He will also attend the Public Information Committee ,meeting. Please contact Michael Best via email – michael.best@best-ip.eu – or via „INTA Connect“ – https://matchmaking.grip.events/intaleadershipmeeting/event-login – if you would like to meet him there.

  • World IP Day

    Celebrating World IP Day: SME’s, the unsung heroes of our world economy 99% of all firms in Germany are SMEs who account for more than 50% of Germanys economic output and almost 60% of all jobs.  Worldwide SMEs are the backbone of our world economy, they make up 90% of all companies in the world, employ 70% of workers globally and […]

  • “Design is also what you don’t see.”

    “Design is also what you don’t see.” This sentence by Walter De Silva was the common thread that guided us through the creation of our new corporate identity. The goal was to dare something new and to preserve the tried and tested. With its new corporate identity, BestIP positions itself not only professionally but also on other levels, be it […]

  • May we present? Brigitta Best.

    Brigitta Best joins our team in mid-April 2021. She has not only 30 years of experience in the IP services industry but also an extensive experience in management and corporate governance.  Brigitta Best has built companies, branches and subsidiaries for various law firms and companies in Luxembourg, Switzerland, the USA, Brazil, Australia, Jordan and France.  With Brigitta Best, our firm […]

  • Vulture Voices in Concert

    In the beginning of 2020 Brigitta and Michael Best participated in Wildlife ACT’s volunteer project in the Seychelles for four weeks, focusing on endangered species monitoring, marine conservation and ecosystem restoration and since then regularly support Wildlife ACT’s projects. The non-profit association “Voice, Art & Social”, which supports young artists and social projects, is organising an online charity concert in […]