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Dr. Christoph Wiegand, LL.M.

Senior Associate

Dr. Christoph  Wiegand

The intellectual property of our clients concerns the core of their business and it is necessary that the products resulting from ideas can be offered on a fair market. The protection of our clients' intellectual property is therefore given top priority in our daily work.

Dr. Christoph Wiegand's practice focuses on intellectual property law (in particular, trademarks, designs and unfair competition). He advises national and international clients from various industries on dispute resolution in and out of court, often in cross-border cases. This includes in particular the enforcement of trademark and unfair competition claims and the defense against the assertion of such claims by third parties. In addition, Dr. Wiegand supports his clients in the enforcement of trademark registrations before the EUIPO and the DPMA. His practice also includes issues relating to commercial and corporate disputes, contract law and private international law and civil procedure law.

Highlights:

  • Advising and representing a homecare company against the enticement of employees by a competitor and against the competitor's obstruction.
  • Representation of fashion companies in the enforcement of various trademark and competition rights (in particular imitation protection) against competitors as well as advice with regard to trademark, design and unfair competition law issues
  • Representation of a medium-sized pharmaceutical company with regard to contractual, commercial and damages claims
  • Advising and representing an organiser or publisher of trade events and publications with regard to trademark (title rights) and unfair competition law issues
  • Representation of a manufacturer of car accessories with regard to patent infringement claims 
  • Advising and representing a supplier of spare parts for furniture with regard to infringement claims under copyright, trade mark and unfair competition law