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Christian Engelhardt

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Dr. Christian Engelhardt is a counsel in the Hamburg office. He specializes in intellectual property and information technology. He has many years of experience in:

  • Contentious and non-contentious patent, trademark and copyright matters 
  • Unfair competition law
  • IT law

Mr. Engelhardt advises and represents national and international clients in transactions and litigation in all of these areas. His expertise further includes drafting all types of intellectual property agreements. He has participated in numerous transactions, both in IPOs and M&A, involving intellectual property and information technology

Germany: Information technology

Information technology (including contracts)

Within: Information technology (including contracts)

Key names in Latham & Watkins LLP’s IT practice, which has a focus on transactional IT advice, include counsels Thies Deike and Christian Engelhardt. The firm assisted ZF Friedrichshafen with IT law matters relating to the sale of its body control systems division to Luxshare and Bosch as part of the spin-off of its start motor and generator business. It also acts for Daimler, which is involved in the toll collection for heavy trucks on motorways and federal highways, including representing the client in two arbitrations against the Federal Republic of Germany and advice on data protection and IT matters. The team is also handling a series of fintech matters; clients in this space include BillFront and CrossLend tätig.

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