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TAUNUSANLAGE 15, 60325 FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY
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Klinkert Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB, Johannes Zindel, Frankfurt, GERMANY

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Johannes Zindel

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Web:
www.klinkert.pro
Klinkert Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB

Position

Johannes Zindel, Partner, is perceived for his experience as counsel and litigator in the areas of unfair competition, antitrust law, media and press law, public procurement and the laws on food and pharmaceuticals. He commenced his legal career as an assistant professor at the Johannes-Gutenberg-University in Mainz. In 1980 he became partner at Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte, one of the leading German law firms in competition and antitrust law at that time. At Gaedertz, he first led the IP practice group, and was appointed Managing Partner in 1995. In his more than 40-years of practice, Johannes Zindel has litigated multiple cases over unfair competition, trademarks and other IP-rights throughout all court instances up to the highest national and international courts. He has represented clients suffering from trademark piracy and cyber-squatting, inside and outside courts to enforce their rights. Johannes Zindel leads the firm's antitrust and public procurement practice groups and is further the firm's central contact for trademarks, domains and designs.

Career

Founding partner of Klinkert (2010); Partner at Jones Day (2001-2009); Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte, as associate (1977), after 1980 as partner.

Languages

German, English.

Member

GRUR; Study-Federation Antitrust Law; Study-Federation Food Law.

Education

Assistant professor at the Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz 1975; Admission to the bar (1976).


Germany: Media

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Klinkert Rechtsanwälte PartGmbB’s media law expertise ranges from copyright disputes to questions surrounding e-commerce, data protection and social media marketing and includes assistance with contractual and transactional sector-relevant matters. Piet Bubenzer heads the practice and is the main contact for e-commerce and data protection. Hermann Schlindwein and André Soldner, who was promoted to partner in May 2018, are especially active in sports law; the latter, together with Johannes Zindel, represented sports club SV Waldhof Mannheim in proceedings regarding crowd riots.

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