Infringement and Opposition

Request at CZ Patent office or EUIPO

Observation by a third party

On behalf of the party of interest, the leading attorney may prepare and submit observations concerning the patentability of the invention after a patent application is published, respectively utility model, design or trademark.


Bauer-IP can prepare and file a request for revocation of a patent with the CZ Patent Office. The request may be filed even after the patent has lapsed, but proof of legal interest is necessary.

Partial revocation is available and it will be carried out as an amendment of the claims. Bauer-IP can also prepare a request for an amendment to limit the scope of protection by the Patent Office.

Declaratory proceedings

Bauer-IP can prepare a request for a decision to determine whether the production process, the given products, their exploitation or their presence on the market fall within the scope of the patent.

Civil proceeding

Nullity/counterclaim for revocation

Bauer-IP can prepare and file a request for invalidity of a patent. The leading attorney may further ask a court to suspend a proceeding on infringement until the Patent Office decides.

Claims resulting from imminent or existing infringement of industrial property rights acquired to the prejudice of their beneficiary fall within the exclusive competence of the Municipal Court in Prague.

The leading attorney can initiate proceedings at the request either the patent owner or another person entitled to use the rights.


Right to information, preliminary injunction, recall of products from the market, permanent removal, destruction (products and tools), pecuniary compensation, damages.