bck GmbH was founded in September 2005 by the partners Mark Cooke and Florian Kock and has been developing online tools for trademark and design searches ever since.
With its established products POLYMARK and POLYSIGN the company operates a professional research database that enables users to access Europe-wide trademark and design information via a web-search platform. The portfolio also includes a customer-specific procurement, selection, evaluation and monitoring service as well as preperation of all relevant data on trademarks, designs and other name rights.


Before joining bck GmbH, Mark Cooke worked for the Wila-Verlag and later for Thomson Scientific. His hobbyhorse are the fields of trademarks and designs which he has dealt with intensively since 2002.

In particular he is responsible for product management, cooperation with international offices and all topics of data preparation and digitisation.


Florian Kock has been intensively involved with IP issues since 1999.

Before founding bck GmbH, he worked for Thomson Dialog and Thomson Scientific.

He is responsible for sales, marketing and finance. For him, personal customer contact is at the center of his work.