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Preu Bohlig & Partner

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Senior Partner: Peter von Czettritz

Number of partners: 13

Number of lawyers: 33

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish

Firm Overview:

Preu Bohlig & Partner is one of the leading law firms in Germany in IP as well as in pharmaceutical law with offices in Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Paris. The firm is highly recognised for its dedicated and effective work out of court and in court.

Main Areas of Practice:

■ Intellectual Property

■ Pharmaceutical Law/Medical Devices Law & Related Food Law, Cosmetics Law

■ Press Law/Entertainment Law

■ Commercial Law/Company Law

■ Conduct of Litigation/Arbitration

■ Unfair Competition and Antitrust Law

Intellectual Property:

Patents and Utility Models; Registered Designs; Copyright; Information Technology and E-Business; Antitrust Law; Employees‘ Inventions Act

Preu Bohlig & Partner successfully established a leading practice at Germany’s most important patent infringement courts. The lawyers conduct patent litigations before the courts of all instances including the German Supreme Court {„Bundesgerichtshof“} and the European Court of Justice. In addition, we are dealing with validity proceedings at the Federal Court in Munich and the EPO.

Contact: Prof. Dr Christian Donle, Berlin; Andreas Haberl, Munich, Dr Christian Kau, Düsseldorf, Dr Matthias Hülsewig, LL.M., Düsseldorf, Daniel Hoppe, Hamburg

Corporate & Commercial:

Preu Bohlig & Partner specialises in advising industrial and commercial companies from all over the world operating in Germany and in all phases of development, expansion and legal problems. The firm assists clients in M&A proceedings, FDI assignments, insolvency and restructuring proceedings as well as in negotiation, arbitration and litigation. Preu Bohlig & Partner’s long-standing expertise in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures as well as commercial and distribution agreements is characterised by economic understanding and interdisciplinary networking. Preu Bohlig & Partner is extraordinarily well known for networking high competence between the areas of IP and corporate law. Its lawyers are also highly experienced and successful in resolving disputes between companies and between shareholders before state courts and arbitration tribunals.

Contact: Albrecht Lutterbeck, Düsseldorf

Life Science:

Preu Bohlig & Partner provides advice and represents clients in the fields of German and European pharma law, medical product law and food supplements. This includes product launches including product design and product advertising as well as the complete support of approval procedures for drugs in the German and European approval system - both centralised and decentralised procedures - (Regulatory Affairs) and/or conformity and certification procedures of medical products and subsequent marketing. With more than 20 years‘ experience in the conduct of third-party opposition proceedings related to drug approval both in Germany and in Europe, Preu Bohlig & Partner attorneys have extensive practical knowledge.

Contact: Peter von Czettritz, Munich

Press & Entertainment Law:

Preu Bohlig & Partner represents newspaper enterprises and broadcasting companies as well as businesses, entrepreneurs or private individuals in the case of incorrect or defamatory press statements. The firm’s activity mainly focuses on asserting and warding off claims — both in and out of court — for disparagement, counter-statement, pecuniary compensation, impairment of credit standing and revocation. Here the claim to cease and desist and — if and where necessary — the preventive cease-and-desist order against pending publications is important. Moreover, Preu Bohlig & Partner is frequently active in asserting or warding off petitions for infringement of personality rights and the privilege as to one’s own image.

Contact: Dr Torben Düsing, Düsseldorf


Enforcing the rights of its clients in litigation and warding off unjustified claims belongs to the firm’s core competences. Preu Bohlig & Partner is familiar with all special features which different types of proceedings in Germany and in the European Union involve. Thanks to its offices in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Munich Preu Bohlig & Partner is acquainted with the standard practices and special features at the most important German court locations.

Contact: Dr Christian Kau, Düsseldorf, Prof. Dr Christian Donle, Berlin, Daniel Hoppe, Hamburg


Preu Bohlig & Partner represents its clients in all legal issues regarding trademarks, corporate labels and titles. The firm advises its clients which signs can be protected and represent them in filing and registering trademarks, in opposition procedures before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, the Office for the Harmonisation of the Internal Market (OHIM) in Alicante, before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva and various kinds of domain disputes.

Contact: Astrid Gérard LL.M., Dr. Alexander Bayer, LL.M., Munich

Unfair Competition:

Traditionally, the law of unfair competition has been one of the core areas of the firm. The firm’s experts have profound experience in procedures relating to competition law which frequently focus on the pre-litigation area of warnings under competition law and on interim injunction procedures. Preu Bohlig & Partner supports its clients in situations usually requiring summary decisions.

Contact: Dr Axel Oldekop, Munich

Cosmetics Law:

Evaluation of the legal situation in the development and introduction of cosmetics, taking into consideration the specific provisions of cosmetic law and related disciplines: This includes the packaging and labelling and also the assessment of advertising.

Contact: Dr. Jan Peter Heidenreich, LL.M., Hamburg


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Germany - Head office
Leopoldstrasse 11a, Munich, Bavaria, Germany, D-80802


Email: [email protected]

Tel: +49 89 3838 700