Firm Profile > Harmsen Utescher > Hamburg, Germany

Harmsen Utescher
NEUER WALL 80
20354 HAMBURG
Germany

Intellectual property > Trade marks Tier 1

Long-established Hamburg boutique offering Harmsen Utescher remains one of the most successful and experienced teams for complex disputes, both nationally as well as internationally, and further assists with a high number of international trade mark portfolios. Clients are therefore provided with a one-stop IP service that also includes copyright, pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics as well as antitrust, competition and data protection issues. The team's sector expertise is broad, while recent larger matters included representation in proceedings for clients from the food, automotive and cosmetics industries. The team's key figures include  Martin Kefferpütz, Till Lampel, Karin Sandberg, Jan Peter Heidenreich and Christoph Schumann, all of whom cover German and international trade mark law including neighbouring issues comprehensively.

Testimonials

' The commitment, competence, the strategic advisory approach and the friendliness of the team make this law firm our absolute favorite partner in all IP matters. '

' Martin Kefferpütz is by far the best lawyer my team and I have ever worked with worldwide. He is competent, smart and dedicated. '

Key clients

Intersanck

Stada

Metro

Scout 24

Jack Wolfskin

Douglas

Roxtec

Peugeot PSA

Continental Bakeries

Germany > Consumer goods and food law Tier 4

Since the firm was founded 35 years ago, IP boutique Harmsen Utescher has been offering IP-related services in food law, including advice on labelling, food regulatory requirements, unfair competition matters and in connection with novel foods and health claims. More recently the representation of clients at court has also become an important segment of the practice. The client portfolio ranges across various sectors and includes branded companies and retail. Till Lampel is the key figure.

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Key clients

Intersnack

Dovgan

Amecke

Columbus Drinks

Intellectual property > Patent litigation Tier 5

Hamburg-based boutique offering Harmsen Utescher acts in opposition, infringement and nullity proceedings. The ream is regularly visible in pan-European litigations. Karsten Königer represents the team's core.

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The firm: Harmsen Utescher’s lawyers are the specialists for protection of intellectual property and the firm is active, both nationally and internationally, in this role. From the first hour of its existence, the protection of intellectual property has been its speciality. The firm has since then been one of Germany’s most experienced and renowned IP boutiques.

Many large and mid-sized companies, both domestically and abroad, put their trust in the firm’s experience. It goes hand in hand with its passion to achieve the best for its clients through innovative and creative solutions.

Areas of practice: Harmsen Utescher covers all areas of intellectual property protection. The firm’s attorneys-at-law and patent attorneys are experts in trade mark law, unfair competition law, copyright and design law, patent law, pharmaceutical and food law, as well as antitrust and data protection law, and all related legal fields.

It does not matter whether the firm’s clients come from traditional industries or call upon its competence in relatively new areas such as IT, software, biotech or telecommunications. Harmsen Utescher will work for them comprehensively, either as an advisor or in court.

Department Name Email Telephone
Till E. Lampel till.lampel@harmsen.utescher.com +49 (0)40 376 909-0
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Kristin Bonhagen  photo Ms Kristin Bonhagen Associate; German and International Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Unfair Competition Law, Design…
Mr Henrik Dirksmeier  photo Mr Henrik Dirksmeier Counsel; Unfair Competition Law, German and International Trademark Law, IT Law, International…
Dr Jan Peter Heidenreich  photo Dr Jan Peter Heidenreich Partner; Unfair Competition Law, German and International Trademark Law, Copyright and Design…
 Karsten Königer  photo Karsten Königer Partner; Patent and Utility Model Law; Patent Litigation; Intellectual Property Licensing.
Mr Rainer Kaase  photo Mr Rainer Kaase Partner; German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Patent and Design…
 Martin Kefferpütz  photo Martin Kefferpütz Partner; German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, IT Law, Copyright…
Mr Till Lampel  photo Mr Till Lampel Partner; German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Copyright and Design…
Ms Andrea Marx  photo Ms Andrea Marx Partner; German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Copyright Law, Design…
Dr Martina Pfaff  photo Dr Martina Pfaff German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Food Law
Dr John-Christian Plate  photo Dr John-Christian Plate Partner; Unfair Competition Law, German and International Trademark Law, Copyright Law, Pharmaceutical…
Dr Karin Sandberg  photo Dr Karin Sandberg Partner; German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Copyright and Design…
Dr Christoph Schumann  photo Dr Christoph Schumann Partner; Unfair Competition Law, IT law, Sports Law, Media Law, German and…
Ms Kristina Wagner  photo Ms Kristina Wagner German and International Trademark Law, Unfair Competition Law, Design Law and Copyrights
Dr Matthias Wolter  photo Dr Matthias Wolter Partner; Unfair Competition Law, German and European Antitrust Law, German and International…
Ms Anna Wrage  photo Ms Anna Wrage  
Number of lawyers : 20
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