Dr. Dorothee Altenburg
Certified Expert in IP
Why did you specialize in this field?
Intellectual property rights protect the cutting-edge developments that take place at the heart of companies. To me, therefore, IP is the most exciting legal field.
Dr. Dorothee Altenburg represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property law. She is particularly experienced in the area of trademark law. Operating in Germany as well as internationally, Dr. Altenburg devises legal strategies to establish and defend trademarks, design rights, and patents. She represents clients before the relevant authorities in Germany, in the European Union, and in WIPO proceedings. She conducts trademark registrations worldwide. She has substantial experience in drafting licensing agreements. She is acquainted with the litigation issues that arise in the environs of intellectual property and (unfair) competition law. She represents clients before customs authorities counterfeiting cases. She also coordinates EU-wide customs seizure proceedings against counterfeit products.

Dr. Altenburg further represents publishers, media companies, and artists in matters to do with copyright, publishing law, and personality rights. 



Intellectual Property Copyright Law Media & Entertainment Life Sciences & Healthcare

Awards / Recommendations

Who‘s Who Legal

Recommended by Who's Who Legal

Kanzleien in Deutschland

Recommended by Kanzleien in Deutschland

The Legal 500 Germany 2018

Recommended in the category “Intellectual Property – Trade Marks and Unfair Competition”
“The ‘technically excellent and efficient’ Dorothee Altenburg”

Who’s Who Legal Germany 2018

Recommended expert in the category “Trademarks”
“a well-known figure in the market who receives praise from international sources for her invaluable trademark law experience”

Who’s Who Legal Germany 2019

Recommended expert in the category “Trademarks”

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