Maren Müller-Mergenthaler, LL.M.
Rechtsanwältin (German lawyer)
Fachanwältin (specialised lawyer) for industrial property rights LL.M. (European law)
- Trademarks, company names and domains
- Competition law
- Design and copyright law
- Patents and utility models
- Anti-trust law
- Contract and license law
- Real estate law
Languages: German, English, French, Swedish
Areas of focus
- Consultancy services on property rights and strategies in trademark and design law, such as research, registration of property rights, monitoring of infringements, objections, nullity proceedings.
- Representation out-of-court and in court in matters relating to trademarks, competition, copyrights and designs, in particular injunctions.
- Compilation and examination of contracts, in particular license agreements.
- Long-term experience in consultancy regarding all issues relating to industrial property rights for medium-sized and listed companies.
- Studies of law at universities in Trier, Lyon II, Lausanne and Cologne
- Master of Laws (LL.M.) in European law at the university of Stockholm
- Trainee stage with the Directorate General Internal Market and Services of the European Commission in Brussels
- Training stage with the German cartel authority (Bundeskartellamt) in Bonn and with international corporate law firms in Cologne and Düsseldorf
- Since 2003, partner at Kreuzkamp & Partner
- Since 2008, Fachanwalt (specialised lawyer) for industrial property rights (trademarks, competition, copyrights, patents and designs)
- Executive manager of an aircraft chartering company
- All German Amtsgerichte (local courts), Landgerichte (regional courts) and Oberlandesgerichte (higher regional courts)
- German patent and trademark office (DPMA)
- European Patent Office
- German federal patent court (Bundespatentgericht)
- Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM, Alicante)
- World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO, Geneva)
- German association for industrial property rights and copyright law (GRUR)
- Swedish chamber of trade and commerce
- Deutscher Retriever Club e.V.
- VITA Assistenzhunde e.V.
- Kreisjägerschaft Düsseldorf und Mettmann e.V.