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Are there any rights established by having a registered trademark?

Yes. Owners of a registered mark in Germany secure the following: 

  • Exclusive right to use the mark
  • Right to object to later conflicting application
  • Right to appeal for the revocation of a later conflicting registration
  • Right to file infringement charges against third parties that use confusingly similar mark
  • Right to obtain damages for infringement
  • Right to warrant or authorize third parties to use the mark
  • Right to appeal for the confiscation of counterfeit goods bearing the registered mark

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