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 judgment of the Federal Court of Justice: service fee (Besprechung von BGH: Servicepauschale.)", GRUR-Prax, Issue 20, Page 590, 2022"

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

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

"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)

Co-author, "Employee Enticement at the Place of Work and in the Private Sphere by Telephone Calls under the New German Law against Unfair Competition (Telefonische Abwerbung von Mitarbeitern am Arbeitsplatz und im Privatbereich nach neuem UWG)", GRUR, Pages 379-383, 2006 (with Alexander Insam)

"Recycling of Recruitment Advertisings (Die Zweitverwertung von Stellenanzeigen)", GRUR, Pages 377-383, 2005

"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, Page 16- 18, 2003

Co-author, "Interview regarding class actions and punitive damages in the US (Interview zu Sammelklagen und Strafschadensersatz in den USA)", Anwaltsreport, Issue 5/6, Page 11, 2001 (with Hans-Jürgen Hüesker)

"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, Pages 390-397, 1997

"Competition and Interpretation – Effect of Laws Relating to Contracts on Law of Torts (Konkurrenz und Auslegung – Der deliktsrechtliche Gehalt vertragsrechtlicher Normen)". Dissertation, Berlin, 1997