Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG is among the leading companies worldwide as far as patents and patent applications in the field of mechanical engineering are concerned (cf. 2000 Annual Report of the German Patent and Trademark Office). This is the result of numerous technological development projects which set new standards in the print media industry and will continue to do so.
The responsibility extends to all intellectual property rights
including patents, utility models and designs as well as trademarks
and domains. These rights play an important part in guaranteeing a
company's economic success.
A central patent department located in Heidelberg, with outposts at other places of business in Europe and the US, handles all international patent activities of the Heidelberg group.
Targeted research performed in due time, focusing on patents
relevant for the company's new products, as well as having a
close look at intellectual property rights of competitors are
important aspects of Heidelberg's patent activities.
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