Studied law at the Ruprechts-Karls-University of Heidelberg with a focus on international law // 1988-1996.
Legal counsel at LBP for trademark delimitation agreements, non-disclosure agreements and license agreements // 1997-2010
Since 2011 specialized in the protection of trademarks, in particular defense and enforcement of claims in proceedings before the DPMA, BPatG, OHIM/EUIPO and the GC.
Trained as a goldsmith and silversmith at the Goldschmiedeschule Pforzheim // 1996-1999; self-employed goldsmith // 2000-2009
Additionally since 2021 as part of the business development team responsible for online and offline marketing, PR as well as business mission.
News and Articles by Gracia-Regina Blumenröhr
The International Department at LBP
An International Department in an IP law firm sounds somewhat surprising. Learn more about our INT in a short interview.
Bad faith in case of a new application for a trademark that has already expired?
Can an old trademark that is no longer protected be registered by a new owner and can that owner then be accused of bad faith?
NFT: threat or opportunity for companies and their brands?
NFT, blockchain, metaverse, cryptocurrency...we have arrived in WEB 3.0. Disputes in trademark law are on the horizon. Are brand owners and companies prepared?
Happy New Year 2022
On behalf of all of us at LBP we wish all our esteemed colleagues and clients in Asia a happy, healthy and prosperous Lunar New Year of the Tiger. May your year be one of good fortune and luck.
United in fight against product piracy: EUIPO, Amazon and Co.
Unusual cooperation: The European Union Intellectual Property Office EUIPO is working with various marketplaces such as Amazon, Facebook and Alibaba to combat product piracy.
General Court grants trademark protection for lipstick shape
The General Court of the European Union has now approved trademark protection for Guerlain’s lipstick due to its special and surprising shape.