Christian Lemke

Christian Lemke


Heissner & Struck

Recognized since 2017

Hamburg, Germany

Practice Areas

Competition / Antitrust Law

Information Technology Law

Intellectual Property Law

Media Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Information Technology Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Information Technology Law
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Christian was born in Hamburg in 1963. After his first state examination at the University of Hamburg he spent his legal clerkship, among others, with the Federal Cartel Office in Berlin, the Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, a law firm in Los Angeles and the German American Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. In 1993, he received his doctorate at the University of Hamburg (PhD Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ernst-Joachim Mestmäcker, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law).

Christian has been attorney since 1993. Since 1996 he has been partner of Heissner & Struck.

Location
  • Hudtwalckerstra├če 11
    Hamburg 22299
    Germany
Languages
  • English
  • German
Bar Admissions
  • Germany, Hamburg, 1993
Affiliations
  • German Federal Bar (Bundesrechtsanwaltskammer) - Vice President
  • Hamburg Bar (Hanseatische Rechtsanwaltskammer) - President
  • Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) - Head of German Delegation (2015 - 2017)
  • Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) - Chair, The Future of Legal Services Committee
  • Hamburg Bar - Chair of the Hamburg Bar’s Committee for the Certification of IT-Lawyers (2008 - 2019)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) - Bulletins Committee, Co-Chair L&P Europe (2016 - 2019)

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Information Technology Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Information Technology Law, Hamburg, Germany (2024)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Germany 2024 for work in:
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Media Law

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Registering Advertising Slogans as Trademarks in the United States and Europe


by Christian Lemke

Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.

Slogans and Trademarks

Registering Advertising Slogans as Trademarks in the United States and Europe


Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.

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