Intellectual Property


Whilst our Malta intellectual property law interests lie primarily in technology and software related issues, GVZH Advocates offers a full spectrum of IP related services, advising clients on trademark, copyright and patent-related work.This includes filing trade mark and patent applications, prosecution of unlawful competition and infringement actions, as well as a large enforcement and anti-counterfeiting practice, whereby we advise a great number of large multinational firms, and act as their local brand representatives for cross-border protection purposes.

Our IP practice covers the following services:

  • Software licensing contracts;
  • Software development agreements;
  • Transfer of IP rights and internet domain-names;
  • IP escrow agreements;
  • Handling, processing and assignment of customer databases;
  • Registration of trademarkspatents and designs in Malta and within the EU

For further information about how GVZH Advocates can help you with your intellectual property legal requirements, kindly contact us ip@gvzh.com.mt.