IP Litigation and Technology Transactions
Advised a leading European provider of parking spaces with regards to GDPR compliance.
Advised an international pharmaceutical company on several research and development agreements with German universities and research institutes.
Advised a national research center regarding a complex licensing agreement for a Covid-19 app.
Represented a sportswear company in a strategic trademark campaign in the German market against various competitors, leading to the negotiation of various out-of-court settlements and coexistence agreements.
Represented a provider of anti-malware software in several preliminary injunction proceedings in German courts regarding unfair competition claims against a competitor blocking the client software as a "potentially unwanted program."
Represented an international provider of luxury goods in drafting and negotiating a licensing and cooperation agreement with a virtual fashion and beauty blogger.
Represented a leading international fashion company in various IP disputes in the German market.
Fine Art and Cultural Property
Represented the heirs of an art collection looted by the Nazis in the 1930s in negotiations against the German Taskforce established to resolve provenance issues surrounding the Munich art trove of the Gurlitt collection.
Advised an important German old master collection on various legal issues.
Represented a leading international technology and real estate development company on a permanent basis on art-related commission, sponsorship, and cooperation agreements.
Advised a German art museum on import restrictions under German cultural property law for a work stolen as trophy art in the Second World War.