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Dr. Markus Wiedemann, Rechtsanwalt in Berlin

Intellectual Property, Competition, IT
Digital and „Industrie 4.0“
Restructuring and insolvency

Dr. Markus Wiedemann - Rechtsanwalt für Geistiges Eigentum, Wettbewerbsrecht, IT-Recht | ZIRNGIBL

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Office:
Nina Müller

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FOREIGN LANGUAGES

English

PRACTICE AREA

Dr. Wiedemann specializes in providing advice to SMEs in matters of intellectual property and industrial property protection (IP). His clients include companies in the sectors of IT, electronics, fintech, real estate, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and automotive. Dr. Wiedemann also supports companies that are active in the field of additive manufacturing.

Dr. Wiedemann advises clients on the development and defense of trademarks, design rights and other industrial property rights, questions of competition and antitrust law and the protection of business secrets, including the design of contracts and general terms and conditions.
He represents his clients in litigation throughout Germany.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Dr. Wiedemann has been repeatedly cited in the JUVE Law Guide as an often recommended lawyer for competition law.

Handelsblatt has once again honoured Dr. Markus Wiedemann as one of “GERMANY’S BEST LAWYERS 2024” in the field of intellectual property law.

CAREER

  • High school diploma in Bad Homburg v.d.H.
  • Studied in Regensburg
  • Doctoral degree in Regensburg on the subject of “Licenses and Licensing Agreements in Insolvency Proceedings”
  • Advanced practical legal training at Nuremberg Higher Regional Court, with a posting at a large, international law firm in Frankfurt/Main
  • Second State Exam in Munich
  • Licensed to practice law since 2005
  • Specialist lawyer for industrial property protection since 2013
  • Member of the management board of Verband 3DDruck e.V. (3-D Printing Association) since 2016

  • Trade mark and design law advice for an S-DAX-listed real estate platform (investment, fund and property management) worldwide
  • Trademark application and defence for an international manufacturer of automotive spare parts (Europe, Asia)
  • Advising a family office on trade mark law with a focus on financial services (in particular "FinTech"), internet & technology, life sciences, media, real estate and commodities
  • Enforcement of claims in the so-called "lorry cartel" for a state-owned company
  • Advising an electronics wholesaler on issues of competition law, online and antitrust law as well as contract law, including in contentious disputes
  • Legal advice and defence of a German mail-order pharmacy due to an unjustified/abusive warning letter

  • Author in the annual Betriebs-Berater series "Rechtsprechungsübersicht Industrie 4.0 und Digitalisierung", most recently: Mitterer/Wiedemann/Thress, BB-Gesetzgebungs- und Rechtsprechungsreport zu Industrie 4.0 und Digitalisierung 2023, BB 2024, 3 ff.
  • Article in WRP (Competition in Law and Practice), Issue 8, 2023: Thress, K./Wiedemann, M. "Nachahmungsschutz bei Produktverpackungen", WRP 2023, 907 et seq.
  • Commentary on the decision, BGH, decision of 9 November 2023 - I ZB 32/23: "Selbständige Beweisverfahren als Geschäftsgeheimnisstreitsachen", WRP 2024, 202 et seq.
  • Mitterer/Wiedemann/Zwissler, BB-Gesetzgebungs- und Rechtsprechungsreport zu Industrie 4.0 und Digitalisierung 2018, in: Betriebs-Berater (BB) 2019, p. 3 et seq.
  • Mitterer/Wiedemann/Zwissler, BB Legislation and Case Law Report on Industry 4.0 and Digitalisation 2017, in: Betriebs-Berater (BB) 2018, p. 3 et seq.
  • Engbrink/Wiedemann, "Rechtliche Auswirkungen des 3D-Drucks auf Immaterialgüterrechte und gewerbliche Schutzrechte", Zeitschrift zum Innovations- und Technikrecht (InTeR) 2017, 71-79.
  • Mitterer/Wiedemann/Zwissler, BB-Gesetzgebungs- und Rechtsprechungsreport zu Industrie 4.0 und Digitalisierung, in: Betriebs-Berater (BB) 2017, p. 3 et seq.
  • Author in: Solmecke/Taeger/Feldmann (eds.), MOBILE APPS - Rechtsfragen und Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen, Chapter 4 (Compliance: Rechtliche Anforderungen an Apps), DE GRUYTER, Berlin/Boston 2013, ISBN 978-3-11-030480-0
  • Enquired: Crossed-out prices - When may advertising refer to introductory prices? (FAZ, P. 19)
  • Licences and licence agreements in insolvency, RWS publication series "Beiträge zum Insolvenzrecht", vol. 38, RWS-Verlag, ISBN 978-3814516387, Cologne 2006

Partner FOREIGN LANGUAGES English PRACTICE AREA Dr. Wiedemann specializes in providing advice to SMEs in matters of intellectual property and industrial property protection (IP). His clients include companies in the sectors of IT, electronics, fintech, real estate, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and automotive. Dr. Wiedemann also supports companies that are active in the field of additive manufacturing. Dr. Wiedemann advises clients on the development and defense of trademarks, design rights and other industrial property rights, questions of competition and antitrust law and the protection of business secrets, including the design of contracts and general terms and conditions. He represents his clients in litigation throughout Germany. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS Dr. Wiedemann has been repeatedly cited in the JUVE Law Guide as an often recommended lawyer for competition law. Handelsblatt has once again honoured Dr. Markus Wiedemann as one of "GERMANY'S BEST LAWYERS 2024" in the field of intellectual property law. CAREER

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