Dr. Andreas Klein | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Andreas Klein
Andreas Klein

Dr. Andreas Klein

Counsel, Frankfurt

T +49 69 29994 0

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Andreas Klein advises and represents clients on all aspects of intellectual property law (IP). He is especially experienced in the areas of competition, trademark and copyright law, where he primarily acts as a legal representative for clients from the financial services, publishing and IT sectors as well as automotive and healthcare.

Furthermore, he has broad experience in distribution law, in particular with regard to license agreement and commercial agency law. In the area of IT law, Andreas Klein specifically advises on the implementation of software development projects.

Another focus of his practice is press and media law. He constantly represents clients in disputes for achieving or repelling the forbearance of statements, counter-statements and revocations as well as the payment of damages.

Bars and Courts

  • Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law (Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz)
  • Rechtsanwalt


  • Dr jur, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Tübingen
  • Second State Exam, Higher Regional Court of Stuttgart
  • First State Exam, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Tübingen


  • German
  • English
  • Danish



  • Note on decision of the Federal Court of Justice: Cease and Desist Letter prepared by an external laywer II (Besprechung von BGH: Anwaltsabmahnung II), GRUR-Prax, Issue 17, Page 408, 2017
  • Must courts provide grounds for ex parte preliminary injunctions? (Begründung von Beschlussverfügungen?), GRUR, pp. 899-907, 2016
  • Standard proceedings or fast track proceedings – to which of the two proceedings would a warning letter refer? (Hauptsacheverfahren oder Eilverfahren – worauf bezieht sich die Abmahnung?), GRUR, pp. 882–889, 2012
  • Payment of a fine instead of a coercive penalty as a means to make the enforcement of delivery claims more effective (Ordnungsgeld statt Zwangsgeld – Effektivere Durchsetzung von Belieferungsansprüchen), NJW, Issue 31, pp. 2248–2249, 2010, (co-author with Markus Burianski)
  • No Contractual Penalty during the Pending Period (Keine Vertragsstrafe für die Schwebezeit), GRUR, pp. 664–668, 2007
  • The Impact on the Court’s Jurisdiction of Antitrust-based Defenses in Legal Proceedings (Der Einfluss kartellrechtlich begründeter Einwendungen im Prozess auf die Zuständigkeit des Gerichts), NJW, p.16–18, 2003
  • Limitations of Liability For and Against Third Parties and Their Treatment in the Reform of the Law of Obligations (Haftungsbeschränkungen zugunsten und zu Lasten Dritter und ihre Behandlung in der Schuldrechtsform), JZ, pp. 390–397, 1997