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Dr Christian Meyer

Principal
Attorney-at-Law
Certified Specialist Lawyer for Intellectual Property

Christian Meyer’s expertise extends to all areas of intellectual property protection, with the main focus on the representation of domestic and foreign clients in infringement litigation. He advises and represents companies mainly in national and transnational patent and utility model proceedings as well as in trademark and design infringement cases. He negotiates and drafts contracts on behalf of clients and advises on questions relating to competition law and product piracy.

Career

Since 2018

Attorney-at-law at Maiwald

2013-2018

Attorney-at-law at an IP law firm

2012-2013

Assessor and attorney-at-law in the field of litigation & dispute resolution at a major international law firm

Education

Since 2015

Certified specialist for Intellectual Property Rights

2012

Admitted to the bar

2010-2012

Trainee lawyer in Düsseldorf and Munich

2009-2012

Doctoral degree in the field of competition law from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

2003-2008

Studied law at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

2001-2003

Apprenticeship as a banker

Services
  • Review of chances of success and possible actions in patent, trademark and competition law matters
  • Strategic guidance on issues of intellectual property rights enforcement and defence
  • Preliminary injunction proceedings and protective briefs
  • Out-of-court and judicial litigation, in particular out-of-court and judicial enforcement and defence of intellectual property rights against legal actions
  • Coordination of the aforementioned proceedings with parallel proceedings at home and abroad
  • Contract negotiations and drafting of contracts

 

Recognitions
  • Recommended in Legal 500 Deutschland 2018
Publications
  • FCJ Clarifies Requirements For Enforcement Of Time-Barred And Non-Time-Barred Claims, Managing Intellectual Property, 09/2019
  • Der Schutz junger und alter Verbraucher nach der UGP-Richtlinie – Umsetzung im UWG 2008 und richtlinienkonforme Auslegung, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Dissertation, 2013
  • Zoll: Beschlagnahme bei der Verletzung von kennzeichenrechten – Benutzung im geschäftlichen Verkehr i.S.d. § 14 Abs. 2 MarkenG, CIPReport, 01/2011
  • Das vereinfachte Vernichtungsverfahren gem. Art. 11 (EG) VO 1383/2003 in der Praxis, CIPReport, 03/2010 (together with Klaus Hoffmeister)
Memberships
  • Bar Association
  • GRUR
  • LES
Languages

German, English