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Klaka Rechtsanwälte

Intellectual Property

5 ranked lawyersBand 4GermanyGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Regularly handles disputes concerning trade marks, including trade mark enforcement, opposition and cancellation proceedings, as well as unfair competition cases and protected designation of origin matters. Extensive experience in patent infringement cases, as well as opposition, nullity and compensation proceedings. Demonstrates particular expertise in standard-essential patent and FRAND cases. Represents a roster of longstanding clients in numerous sectors, including pharmaceuticals, financial services and automotive.

Notable practitioners

Andreas Schulz advises on a wide selection of trade mark and unfair competition mandates, including cancellation proceedings.

Constantin Kurtz frequently advises clients in the mechanical and manufacturing spheres. He also represents clients in unfair competition cases, both in and out of court.

The "outstandingly good" Olaf Giebe advises on a range of mandates including patent infringement cases. His clients hail from various sectors, such as the telecommunications and automotive industries.

The "very experienced" Ralf Hackbarth is regularly mandated to handle trade mark enforcement cases and also advises on unfair competition matters. He is a popular choice with automotive clients.

Munich-based Stefan Abel regularly represents French clients in trade mark and unfair competition proceedings against German competitors. He also handles disputes related to design infringement.

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Germany

Intellectual Property


Stefan Abel
Foreign expert for France

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Constantin Kurtz
Band 5
Olaf Giebe
Band 1

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Unfair Competition


Andreas Schulz
Band 5
Ralf Hackbarth
Band 2