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Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Dr Nils Rauer

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Hogan Lovells US LLP

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Intellectual Property

Position

Nils Rauer concentrates on copyright and trademark as well as advertising and unfair competition law. His clients value him as a proven copyright expert both in terms of strategic advice and in litigious matters. Nils leads our global copyright group and as such is the primary contact for international and cross-border transfer and licensing of copyright protected content. Most recently, he has represented the Technische Universität Darmstadt in a landmark case before the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the digitizing and display of works. In addition he advises on aspects of the Digital Single Market, notably portability of digital content, ISP liability for user-generated content and online broadcasting.


Germany: Intellectual property

Trade marks and unfair competition

Within: Trade marks and unfair competition

Hogan Lovells International LLP took a step forward in its Hamburg, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf-based practices with the counsel promotions of Thorsten Klinger, Fabian Pfuhl and Marcus Schönknecht in January 2018 and of Marlen A. Mittelstein in January 2019, simultaneously counterpointing the departure of several senior associates. Morten Petersenn, who heads the European IPMT practice, acted for the community of heirs Baklan in a matter that was initiated in 2017: he represented the client at the Higher Regional Court in Karlsruhe in a dispute regarding the right to use the trade marks BAKTAT and BAK, which besides trade mark issues also involved international private law and inheritance law problems. Susanne Karow’s management of Canyon Bicycles’ international trade mark portfolio and global chair Leopold von Gerlach’s advice to Citi Group on strategic matters and portfolio development show the team’s strength in the non-contentious area. A highlight in domain law was Petersenn’s representation of Chanje in an action against a user of chanje domains in the Netherlands. Other clients include CeramTec, eBay and FlixBus. Yvonne Draheim and copyright expert Nils Rauer are also key contacts. The renowned Andreas Bothe heads the IPTM practice in Germany.

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