Sandra Sophia Redeker
What motivates you?
Passion. Clarity and the path to get there. The watchful eyes of the other party. Being faster. Winning, too.

Sandra Sophia Redeker specializes in strategic advice and litigation in IP and competition law. This includes in particular disputes in court (including preliminary injunction proceedings) and out-of-court negotiations, border seizure proceedings, the development and defense of trademark and design portfolios, as well as advice on developing marketing campaigns and merchandising strategies.



Intellectual Property Unfair Competition / Advertising / Consumer Protection Copyright Law Life Sciences & Healthcare Media & Entertainment IT & Digital Business

Other activities  

Member of

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Pro Bono Committee 2018/2019 of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
  • Rotonda Business Club (Advisory Member)

Awards / Recommendations

WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2020, Germany

Recommended lawyer (Silver Tier)

“An unyielding litigator, Sandra gets straight to the point and is highly effective. She is fantastic in court and always keeps cost considerations in mind.”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2020

Listed among the Top 5 “Most highly regarded” in the category “Trademarks”

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2020

Recommended lawyer in the category “Trademarks”

“Sandra Sophia Redeker is highly respected in the trademarks space where sources note she ‘always finds a solution to the legal problem’. She receives further praise for her ‘accuracy, brand-adequate thinking and high creativity combined with legal expertise’.”

Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2019

Listed in the category „Other leading individuals for EMEA (Germany)“

“Sandra Sophia Redeker excels across the trademarks space as a litigator and adviser in complex matters. Sources are quick to praise her, highlighting her “analytical approach, well-grounded legal advice on complex issues, and ability to step into her client's shoes.””

Expert Guides: Women in Business Law & Trademarks 2018

Recommended lawyer

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers 2018

Recommended as one of „Germany’s Best Lawyers“ in the category “Intellectual Property”

ILO: Client Choice Award 2018

Winner in the category “Intellectual Property – Trademarks”, Germany

„Sandra has a great ability to put things into perspective; she is a strategic thinker.“ (2018)

„Her advice is short in the best of senses; she is sharp and precise and she leaves no questions unanswered.“ (2018)

„She combines high expertise with responsiveness, creativity and pragmatism; she always has the client’s best interests in mind.“ (2018)

„Sandra is extremely clever, pragmatic, business-focused and to the point.“ (2018)

„She is highly focused on client satisfaction; she has the client’s interests in mind and at heart.“ (2017)

„She is a great strategist with excellent abilities to handle disputes and litigation very effectively.“ (2017)

„Her communication is straight to the point; she has an excellent eye for business needs as well as the necessary pragmatism to find the cleverest and most ideal solution.“ (2017)

„I am impressed by her analytical approach, her professional preparation and her well-grounded legal advice on complex issues.“ (2017)

JUVE Handbook: German Commercial Law Firms 2016 – 2020

Frequently recommended lawyer in the category “Trademark, Design, and Competition Law”

Quote of a competitor about her: “highly pragmatic expert in Trademark Law and Competition Law” (2018/2019)

Quotes of competitors about her: “very high expertise in trademark and competition law,” “very collaborative approach and cooperative” (2016/2017)

The Legal 500: Germany 2016 – 2019

Recommended lawyer in the category “Intellectual Property: Trade Marks and Unfair Competition”

“Appreciated for her high level of abstractive ability combined with pragmatism and creativity“ (2019)

“Very client-oriented” (2017)

“Excellent trial lawyer” and “expert in all matters of trademark and unfair competition law” (2016)

Named lawyer in the category “Trademark and Competition Law” (2018)

WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, Germany 2015 – 2019

Recommended lawyer (Silver Tier)

“Lauded in similarly effusive terms, the outstanding Redeker is a no-nonsense trademark litigator, who has a strong strategic mind and provides truly brilliant advice; she never loses sight of the big picture. You don’t want to have her on the other side!” (2019)

“Redeker is comfortable with every stage of a trademark’s journey and offers 360-degree support. ‘She’s dynamic, hardworking, professional, mindful and a great negotiator and strategist. Her to-the-point communication, analytical approach and well-grounded legal advice in regard to complex issues always impresses; because she takes the trouble to step into her clients’ shoes, she’s able to provide pragmatic and effective solutions.’” (2018)

“Sandra Redeker ‘thoroughly understands the needs of clients, but the true added value comes from pairing that understanding with excellent expertise in intellectual property and litigation. She is truly committed and fights passionately for the interests of whomever she’s representing. Her advice is superbly clear and she is extremely responsive’.” (2017)

“Specialising in trademark enforcement and unfair competition, Sandra Redeker has ‘unparalleled litigation and negotiation experience’: ‘She is one of the most hardworking, responsive, no-nonsense, business-oriented attorneys in Germany.’” (2016)

“Sandra Redeker ‘finds solutions the smart way and makes it easy for in-house counsel to make a decision’. (…) ‘We rely on her for all of our EU trademark needs; she always takes into account the business realities of the legal issues’.” (2015)

Who’s Who Legal: Germany 2018 – 2019

Listed in the Top 5 “Most highly regarded” in the category “Trademarks” (2019)

“Sandra Sophia Redeker is well known for her trademarks work according to peers who speak highly of her expertise on issues such as unfair competition, trademark defence and portfolio management.”

Recommended lawyer in the category “Trademarks” (2018)