Preu Bohlig & Partner

Berlin, Germany

9 The Best Lawyers in Germany awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Germany awards

Preu Bohlig & Partner is one of the leading law firms in Germany in IP as well as in pharmaceutical law with offices in Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Paris. The firm is highly recognized for its dedicated and effective work out of court and in court.

Intellectual Property:

Preu Bohlig & Partner successfully established a leading practice at Germany's most important patent infringement court. The lawyers conduct patent litigations before teh courts of all instances including the German Supreme Court ("Bundesgerichtshof") and the European Court of Justice. In addition, we are dealing with validity proceedings at the Federal Court in Munich and the EPO.


Prof. Dr. Christian Donle, Berlin; Andreas Haberl, Munich; Dr. Christian Kau, Düsseldorf; Dr. Matthias Hülsewig, LL.M., Düsseldorf; Daniel Hoppe, Hamburg

Trade secret protection

We advise and represent companies and individuals both in asserting claims before the civil courts and in connection with the criminal prosecution of trade secret infringements. We are familiar with the practical difficulties and benefit in particular from our many years of experience in close cooperation with the criminal prosecution authorities and our own experience in the criminal justice system. In order to prevent the infringement of trade secrets at the outset, we also provide advice in advance and develop comprehensive protection concepts that also meet the increased requirements under the Trade Secrets Act.


Dr. Axel Oldekop, Munich; Daniel Hoppe, Hamburg; Christian Holtz, Hamburg; Dr. Matthias Hülsewig, LL.M., Düsseldorf

Corporate and Commercial Law:

Preu Bohlig & Partner specialises in advising industrial and commercial companies from all over the world operating in Germany and in all phases of development, expansion and legal problems. The firm assists clients in M&A proceedings, FDI assignments, insolvency and restructuring proceedings as well as in negotiation, arbitration and litigation. Preu Bohlig & Partner's long-standing expertise in the field of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures as well as commercial and distribution agreements is characterised by economic understanding and interdisciplinary networking. Preu Bohlig & Partner is extraordinarily well known for networking high competence between the areas of IP and corporate law. Its lawyers are also highly experienced and successful in resolving disputes between companies and between shareholders before state courts and arbitration tribunals.


Albrecht Lutterbeck, Düsseldorf

Pharmaceutical law:

Preu Bohlig & Partner provides advice and represent clients in the fields of German and European pharma law, medical product law and food supplements. This includes product launches including product design and product advertising as well as the complete support of approval procedures for drugs in the German and European approval system - both centralised and decentralised procedures - (Regulatory Affairs) and/or conformity and certification procedures of medical products and subsequent marketing.

With more than 20 years' experience in the conduct of third-party opposition proceedings related to drug approval both in Germany and in Europe, Preu Bohlig & Partner attorneys have extensive practical knowlegde in this special field. A particular focus of regulatory advice is on advanced therapy medicinal products, orphan drugs and legal issues related to paediatric prescribing.


Peter von Czettritz, Munich; Dr. Alexander Meier, Munich

Press Law/Entertainment Law:

Preu Bohlig & Partner represents newspaper enterprises and broadcasting companies as well as businesses, entrepreneurs or private individuals in the case of incorrect of defamatory press statements. The firm's activity mainly focuses on asserting and warding off claims - both in and out of court - for disparagement, counter-statement, pecuniary compensation, impairment of credit standing and revocation. Here the claim to cease and desist and - if and where necessary - the preventive cease-and-desist order against pending publications is important. Moreover, Preu Bohlig & Partner is frequently active in assertingor warding off petitions for infringement of personally rights and the privilege as to one\'s own image.


Dr. Torben Düsing; Düsseldorf; Dr. Alexander Bayer, LL.M., Munich; Prof. Dr. Christian Donle, Berlin; Dr. Jan Peter Heidenreich, LL.M., Hamburg; Dr. Christian Kau, Düsseldorf; Dr. Matthias Hülsewig, LL.M., Düsseldorf


Preu Bohlig & Partner represents its clients in all legal issues regarding trademarks, corporate labels and titles. The firm advises its clients which signs can be protected and represent them in filing and registering trademarks, in opposition procedures before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, the Office for the Harmonisation of the Internal Market (OHIM) om Alicante, before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva and various kinds of domain disputes.


Astrid Gérard, LL.M., Munich; Jürgen Schneider, Munich; Andreas Haberl, Munich; Dr. Alexander Bayer, LL.M., Munich; Dr. Jan Peter Heidenreich, LL.M., Hamburg; Dr. Torben Düsing, Düsseldorf

Unfair Competition:

Traditionally, the law of unfair competition has been one of the core areas of Preu Bohlig & Partner. The firm's experts have profound experience in procedures relating to competition law which frequently focus on the prelitigation area of warnings under competition law and on interim injunction procedures. We support our clients in complying with data protection law as well as in fulfilling information obligations.


Dr. Axel Oldekop, Munich; Andreas Haberl, Munich; Dr. Ludwig von Zumbusch, Munich; Daniel Hoppe, Hamburg; Prof. Dr. Christian Donle, Berlin

Cosmetics Law:

Assessment of the legal situation from the development to the launch of cosmetics, taking into account the specific provisions of cosmetics law and related disciplines: This includes the design of packaging and labelling as well as the assessment of advertising.


Dr. Jan Peter Heidenreich, LL.M., Hamburg

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  • Biotechnology Law and Life Sciences Practice
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Pharmaceuticals Law
  • Regulatory Practice
  • Technology Law

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Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2024 Germany Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2021 Germany
Law Firm of the Year Awards
  • Pharmaceuticals Law in Germany (2024)
  • Pharmaceuticals Law in Germany (2021)
  • Managing IP: Prof. Dr. Christian Donle, Andreas Haberl and Dr. Alexander Harguth are named "Patent Star 2022"

  • Chambers Global 2022: Notable practitioners: Dr. Alexander Harguth, Andreas Haberl and Prof. Dr. Christian Donle
  • JUVE Handbuch 2022/23: Often recommended in Patent Litigation/Lawyers, Trademark and Design Law, Competition Law and Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Law

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