Resumé

  • Jahrgang 1941, Berlin
  • Studium an den Universitäten Tübingen und München
  • Rechtsanwalt seit 1969, Promotion 1968

Publications

  • Zur Inanspruchnahme des Zeitbürgen, in: WM 1988, 1185ff.
  • Misrepresentation of Origins: Marketing Under False Colours, International Business Lawyer, February, 1983
  • On some recent Federal German Developments in the Field of Copyright, Utility Patent, and Design patent, International Bar Journal, July, 1976
  • Franchising and AntritrustLaw in West Germany, International Franchising, Continental Reports, Inc. Denver 1970
  • Die Haftung für fahrlässige Irreführung im englischen Delikts- und Vertragsrecht Alfred Metzner Verlag, Frankfurt/M., Berlin, 1968

Legal areas

Advice in all areas of Banking and Capital Marketing Law, in particular banking and financial services in the fields of Credit Contract Law, law governing credit guarantees, liability claims on capital plan transactions, factoring, leasing, and Securities Law.

We provide comprehensive advice in the design of wills, and inheritance contracts in the field of corporate succession.

Here, we always keep the implications of Corporate Law, Tax Law, and Marriage Law in mind.

We furthermore support our clients particularly in the assertion of, and defense against, legal inheritance claims, legal partially residual inheritance claims, and supplementary legal claims and comprehensively in the context of the discussion of community heritage. We are both very formative and active in leading various processes.

One of the core competencies of the firm lies in the monitoring and resolution of shareholder disputes. In addition, we provide comprehensive advice on the drawing-up of social contracts, shareholder agreements, company agreements and pool solutions, and preparation for shareholders’ and general meetings. Another core competency is in the area of corporate transactions. Here we regularly counsel both buyers and sellers in comprehensive asset and share deals, including associated due diligence examinations. We are also engaged in extensive post-M & A disputes.

We support our clients in the application and enforcement of intellectual property rights and their exploitation. Here we offer the trade mark application to the design of licensing contracts comprehensive care. In competition law, we have particular expertise in the defense against unauthorized warning letters as well as in the examination of advertising and other corporate communications to competition clearance. If necessary, we will put your rights against your competitors.

We provide comprehensive advice on the CISG, the Law on Commercial Agents, the Law on Commercial Trading, as in the Law on Freight Forwarding and Transportation, as well as in the design of contracts between enterprises, supply relations, framework agreements, and sales structures of various kinds, as well as on law enforcement.

From the examination of copyright to negotiating license agreements, we provide comprehensive services. Also, we can help you to defend your copyright and rights of use (in court or out of court).

In Press law, we provide comprehensive support to both publishers as affected by negative media companies.

We support our clients in the application and enforcement of intellectual property rights and their exploitation. Here we offer the trade mark application to the design of licensing contracts comprehensive care. In competition law, we have particular competence in the defense against unauthorized warning letters, as well as in the examination of advertising and other corporate communications to eliminate competition. If necessary, we will enforce your rights against your competitors.

Memberships

  • Member of the International Bar Association