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Lubberger Lehment

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Number of partners: 7
Number of lawyers: 15
Languages: German, English, French, Bulgarian, Greek

Firm Overview:
Lubberger Lehment is a boutique firm which concentrates on Soft IP as its core business. It also covers Media Law, Design Protection, Copyrights, Data Protection and Selective Distribution as related areas of particular expertise. The firm has a reputation for its litigation practice up to the highest courts, its self-restriction of representing only brand owners and its profile of brand protection on the internet, i.e. the protection of brand owners against internet giants and online traders. Headquartered in Berlin, the firm also operates smaller offices in Hamburg and Munich. Lubberger Lehment is known for its strong ties with the luxury cosmetics industry. It represents many of the world’s leading brands in this area. This business has evolved into a particular competence for famous and well-known brands and their need of protection against subtle types of infringement. Sports, Media, Computers and Fintech have become areas of constant activities as well.

Main Areas of Practice:

■ Litigation of infringement-cases, trademarkprosecution, border-control, platform-monitoring, parallel-imports
■ Representing Coty Prestige Lancaster Group and Coty Germany GmbH against grey-market dealers in various cases which resulted in Supreme Court judgments (for example ‘Davidoff Hot Water II’ concerning the disclosure of the identity of an eBay-seller in their capacity as the holder of a bank account or ‘Davidoff Hot Water III’ concerning the liability of Amazon for providing warehousing services in a pending reference to the CJEU).
■ Representing Ortlieb against Amazon concerning the use of photographs and the use of the Ortlieb-trademark in the Amazon search-engine (judgments of Federal Supreme Court and Kammergericht Berlin)
Partners: All
Key Clients: Belron (Carglass), Börlind, Clarins, Coty, Deutsche Bahn, Meissen, MHCS, N26, Ortlieb,Shiseido, Volkswagen, WALA
Contact: Kai Schmidt-Hern
Tel: +49 30 880 335 41
Email: [email protected]

Media & Press:
■ Media distribution, online services
■ Litigation for various publishing houses against advertising blockers on the internet up to Federal Supreme Court level
Partner: Cornelis Lehment
Key Client: Axel Springer
Contact: Cornelis Lehment
Tel: +49 40 819 514 8-00
Email: [email protected]

Design Protection:
■ Protection of automotive spare-parts, electronic devices and furniture designs by registration and unfair competition
Partners: Martin Fiebig, Benjamin Koch, Rani Mallick
Key Clients: Volkswagen AG, Cotta AG and reputed brand of electronic devices
Contact: Martin Fiebig
Tel: +49 30 880 335 40
Email: [email protected]

Selective Distribution:
■ Drafting and enforcing SD-Agreements
■ Representing Coty in the landmark ‘Coty-Case’ of the CJEU (C-413-16)
Partners: Andreas Lubberger, Bernd Weichhaus, Benjamin Koch Key Clients: Coty, Clarins, Börlind, WALA, Shiseido, Maria Galland
Contact: Andreas Lubberger
Tel: +49 30 880 335 25
Email: [email protected]