Design Enforcement - Zacco
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Design Enforcement

Registering a design gives you ownership of the rights associated with it so if you believe that someone has copied your design or is using your registered design without your permission, then you may need to enforce your rights to maintain their value.

While many design infringements may be unintentional, it is still important to defend your design in order to protect the reputation of your brand. Quite often, a cease and desist letter sent by one of our design attorneys will be enough to stop unauthorised use, but in some cases litigation action may be necessary to protect your design rights and prevent further infringement.

A registered design is also one of the most efficient methods of preventing copycats and fake versions of your products as they can be adopted by customs officials and online marketplaces to identify and remove counterfeits more efficiently.

Stop people from copying or using your designs without your permission

The design attorneys and lawyers at Zacco are experts in design law and the enforcement of design rights. With experience managing legal cases of all sizes and complexities, we are perfectly placed to assist you with protecting and securing your designs both in and out of court.

We can enforce your designs directly in most markets, regularly handling infringements and litigation across the EU or Scandinavia, and internationally in almost all jurisdictions through our network of trusted global partners.

Design Enforcement Online

As the unauthorised use or copying of designs is increasingly taking place online, our continuous monitoring service is designed to identify and, where required, remove any infringing content. We can monitor all open parts of the internet, from websites and online marketplaces to social media and the metaverse (or virtual worlds).

For more information, or to learn more about why enforcing your designs is necessary to maintain their value, reach out to:

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Johanna Forsgren Israelsson
Johanna Forsgren Israelsson

Senior Partner
Skellefteå

Martin Tranälv
Martin Tranälv

Senior Partner
Gothenburg

Bolette Isholt Andersen
Bolette Isholt Andersen

Partner
Copenhagen

Anders Sparlund
Anders Sparlund

Partner
Gothenburg

Maria Dettmann
Maria Dettmann

Trademark Paralegal
Stockholm

Steffen Karshøj Hjeds
Steffen Karshøj Hjeds

Partner
Copenhagen

Michael Kudera
Michael Kudera

Partner
Munich

Maria Beijer
Maria Beijer

Senior Partner
Malmö

Anders Feldt
Anders Feldt

Senior Partner
Stockholm

Claes Agnvall
Claes Agnvall

Senior Partner
Stockholm

Thomas Rukin
Thomas Rukin

Regional Director, Norway & the UK
Oslo

Henrik Jespersen
Henrik Jespersen

Partner
Copenhagen

Tobias Harhoff
Tobias Harhoff

Business Line Director Digital Brand
Gothenburg

Carolina Lorenzatti
Carolina Lorenzatti

Patent Paralegal
Stockholm

Jens Herman Ruge
Jens Herman Ruge

Partner
Oslo

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