Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt
Personal statement
Trademark law is particularly fun when an international dimension is involved, such as when one party is entitled to better rights in one country, and the other party in the other country.
Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt focuses on trademark law. He advises and represents companies from the creation of brands to the enforcement of trademarks and has longstanding experience in the strategic development and management of trademark portfolios. He also advises and represents companies in matters pertaining to unfair competition law and copyright law. After graduating in music, Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt studied law at Free University of Berlin. Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt is the author of the handbook “Marken und andere Kennzeichen” [“Trademarks and other signs”] (Carl Heymanns Press), published in its third edition in 2015, and of the compendium “Trademark Law in Europe”, Kluwer Law International, 3rd edition 2016.



Intellectual Property Copyright Law Unfair Competition / Advertising / Consumer Protection Automotive & Mobility

Other activities  

Lecturer for Trademark Law at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Expert Committee for Competition Law and Trademark Law at GRUR

Working Group Trademark Law and Distribution Law at Trademark Association

Working Group Trademark at DPMA (ARMAD)

Vereinigung von Fachleuten des gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes (VPP)

Correspondent of berichten industriële eigendom

Member of
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

Awards / Recommendations


Frequently recommended lawyer in Trademark and Competition Law

World Trademark Review

Experts’ Expert
“has a fantastic spirit and enormous knowledge of the IP field, as shown in his several major publications. He is a brilliant strategist too” (competitor)

Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers

Deutschlands beste Anwälte 2017 > Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz
“Dr. Ulrich Hildebrandt”