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Harte-Bavendamm Rechtsanwälte

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 1GermanyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Outstanding trade mark and unfair competition team, often acting for clients from the fashion, pharmaceutical and retail industries. Also advises a number of companies from the food sector. Particularly active on contentious matters, representing clients in trade mark enforcement, opposition and infringement proceedings with notable experience in handling 3D trade marks. Also advises on deceptive advertising, passing off and domain registrations. Assists clients with prosecution matters.

Strengths

One client remarks that the group is "responsive and goal-oriented," further describing it as "a solid firm that focuses on the details and always provides high quality."

An interviewee describes the firm as a "highly reputable, specialised boutique."

Work highlights

Advised the German Red Cross on the enforcement of the RED CROSS trade mark against infringers.

Notable practitioners

Andrea Jaeger-Lenz 's client roster encompasses both fashion companies and healthcare organisations, whom she advises in relation to trade mark enforcement, opposition and invalidity proceedings. One interviewee states: "She ticks all the boxes when it comes to skill and experience."

Henning Harte-Bavendamm is a longstanding expert in the trade mark field handling deceptive advertising, passing-off and other trade mark disputes for clients from the retail and transport sectors.

Michael Goldmann advises various clients from the food sector in proceedings relating to passing off and deceptive advertising. He also assists clients from the fashion industry. A commentator commends his "excellent expertise as a trade mark litigator."

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Germany

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition


Andrea Jaeger-Lenz
Band 4
Henning Harte-Bavendamm
Senior Statespeople
Michael Goldmann
Band 2