Dr. Andreas Klein

Counsel, Frankfurt



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



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"Note on decision of the Regional Court of Stuttgart: Sustainability investment fund (Besprechung von LG Stuttgart: Nachhaltigkeitsfonds.)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 13, Page 396, 2022

"Note on decision of the Regional Court of Munich I: Advertising for the company's own use is not use of a trademark for holding sporting events (Besprechung von LG München I: Eigenwerbung ist keine Benutzung einer Marke für Durchführung von Sportveranstaltungen.)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 11, Page 311, 2021

"Note on decision of the Federal Patent Court: No bad faith application in case of further development of existing trademark and lack of similarity to previously used logo (Besprechung von BPatG: Keine Bösgläubigkeit bei Fortentwicklung bestehender Marke und Zeichenferne zu vorbenutztem Logo)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 4, Page 105, 2021

"Note on decision of the Federal Patent Court: Bad faith application of expired historical trademark despite use of the trademark by the applicant (Besprechung von BPatG: Bösgläubige Anmeldung erloschener historischer Marke trotz Zeichenbenutzung des Anmelders )", GRUR-Prax, Issue 20, Page 476, 2020

"Note on decision of the ECJ: Textilis et al. vs. Svenskt Tenn (Besprechung von EuGH: Textilis u.a. / Svenskt Tenn)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 9, Page 206, 2019

Note on decision of the General Court: MAIN AUTO WHEELS (Besprechung von EuG: MAIN AUTO WHEELS)”, GRUR-Prax, Issue 21, Page 500, 2018

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

Co-author, "Germany", Appeals 2019, Getting The Deal Through - Appeals 2019, Page 30 through 36, Law Business Research Ltd., London 2019 (with Federico Parise Kuhnle)

Co-author, "Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Germany", Lexology, July 11 2017, (with Markus Langen und Dominik Stier)

"Must courts provide grounds for ex parte preliminary injunctions? (Begründung von Beschlussverfügungen?)", GRUR, Pages899-907, 2016

"Note on decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt: Reimbursement of costs incurred by a commercial association for acease and desist letter prepared by an external lawyer (Besprechung von OLG Frankfurt a.M.: Kosten des externen Anwalts einesFachverbands für Abmahnung)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 8, Page 178, 2016

"Note on decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt: Objection solely to costs by the injunction defendant following anunsuccessful sequestration application with respect to other claims asserted by the injunction plaintiff (Besprechung von OLGFrankfurt a.M.: Kostenwiderspruch nach erfolglosem Sequestrationsantrag hinsichtlich anderer Verfügungsansprüche)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 20, Page 447, 2015

"Note on decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt: Preliminary injunction issued as a decision in complaint proceedingswithout hearing the defendant (Besprechung von OLG Frankfurt a.M.: Beschlussverfügung im Beschwerdeverfahren ohneAnhörung des Antragsgegners)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 11, Page 242, 2015

"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, Pages 882-889, 2012

Co-author, "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, Pages 2248-2249,2010 (with Markus Burianski)