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www.katheraugenstein.com

Christopher Weber

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www.katheraugenstein.com/en/about-us/christopher-weber/
Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte

Position

Partner 

Christopher Weber was admitted to the bar as a lawyer in Germany in 2007. Before joining Kather Augenstein as a partner at its inception, he worked in patent law with a leading international law firm in Düsseldorf.

The focus of Christopher Weber’s work is in the field of technical intellectual property rights (patents and utility models). His experience ranges from the management of individual national proceedings to the coordination of international disputes concerning a wide variety of intellectual property rights. The proceedings conducted by him cover virtually the entire range of technologies, including the fields of software, electronic, pharmaceutical, chemical, mechanic, and plastic proceedings. He represents his clients before the civil courts and is assisting in legal validity proceedings before the European Patent Office, the Federal Patent Court, and the Federal Court of Justice.

Career

Since 2016 partner at Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte, 2007 – 2015 Counsel at Bird&Bird LLP, 2006 Trainee at Bird&Bird

Languages

Christopher Weber speaks German, English and French.

Member

He is a member of the German Association for Intellectual Property and Copyright (GRUR) and Licensing Executives Society (LES)

Education

1998 – 2002 Law studies at Heinrich- Heine- University Düsseldorf


Germany: Intellectual property

Patent litigation

Within: Next generation lawyers

Christopher Weber - Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte

Within: Patent litigation

Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte’s ‘highly focused’ and ‘very professional’ team ‘undoubtedly belongs among the best for patent litigation’. Due to its ‘outstanding advice’ and ‘short response times’, the patent law practice led by ‘clever strategistChristof Augenstein is ‘unreservedly recommended for German patent infringement proceedings’. The ‘very energetic’ and ‘technically excellentChristopher Weber, who together with senior partner Peter Kather, Alexander Haertel and Augenstein provides ‘a very high level of service’, is defending Losyco in patent infringement proceedings concerning a patent on a heavy goods transport solution and providing associated PR and press law advice. Since the firm’s establishment at the start of 2016, it has grown steadily and was able to strengthen the practice at partner level in mid-2018 with the promotion of Sören Dahm. It also expanded its client base, which now includes Deutsche Lufthansa and Bron Elektronik as well as Audi and Boston Scientific, among others.

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